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GreenSmart introduces backpacks and messengers made from recycled plastic bottles
GreenSmart, the global brand of eco-friendly bags and cases, introduces 3 styles of backpacks and 3 styles of messenger bags in a range of striking colors all made from recycled PET plastic bottles.
The collection shares a nature inspired river pattern exterior and are full of numerous features from laptop compartments to organization panels to comfortable airmesh shoulder straps. Offered in a stylish variety of colors, these bags are designed with everyday use in mind. All the bags are laptop friendly with separate compartments or specially padded bays for a laptop.
In a feature unmatched by any traditionally made backpack or messenger, each carries a simple branded badge that contains stylized recycle symbol with a number inside. The number represents the number of bottles have found a 2nd life in the fabrics of the bag. The recycle message is further extended by a stitch in label that further connects the user to the planetary contribution they are making by using a recycled material product.
It’s very easy for everyone to think they are doing a planetary good deed by recycling, which they are, commented Tom Larsen, President and co-founder. With these Bottles 2 Bags products, anyone can extend that planetary good deed by buying the GreenSmart bag that is the result of their recycling effort.
To go along with the newest GreenSmart products is an updated website that makes learning about what makes GreenSmart bags green, or the technical specifications easy to navigate. With their continued sponsorship of The Big Green Bus out from Dartmouth, which is touring the U.S. now, the online access to their supplier code of conduct and their toxicity report for a signature material Neogreene, the Company’s commitment to transparency is consistently authentic.
In a further nod to the environmental commitment of GreenSmart, its products are named after endangered species with hang tags on product that provide a quick insight to the create. Additionally, the company commits 10% of its profits to supporting non-profit organizations that are working to protect habitat.
GreenSmart, based in Grass Valley, CA, has been making bags and accessories since 1995. Under the name Shoreline, they initially made the products by the same methods as other suppliers, switching to eco-conscious materials in 2006 and introducing Neogreene in 2009. Their laptop bags, briefcases, and other items are sold nationwide through college bookstores, luggage and specialty stores, as well as at numerous e-tailers online. Learn how GreenSmart’s products are better for the planet by visiting www.GreenSmart.biz.