Have a whale of a good time schlepping with an eyecatching tote made from repurposed rice bags. Fits all your summer essentials, and is only $45. Available at Ecoist.com.
Here are some more green chic bags and catch-alls to catch your eye:
- top left: Envirosax Flora reusable shopping bag Incorporating the vibrant colors and lively shapes of the Australian rainforest, this lightweight polyester wonder weighs under 2 oz and rolls up teensy-tiny. Surprisingly roomy, the reinforced seams ensure that it can hold up to two supermarket plastic bags worth of goodies.
- Eco-Bags Green with Envi "Nothing on Me is Plastic" tote Originally produced for the 2007 Emmys, and sponsored by Hearts on Fire diamonds which produces conflict-free ice - a portion of the proceeds goes to the Environmental Media Association. (via Afro Love magazine/TribalRunway.com)
- top right: Vy&Elle shopper Made from a former mesh billboard, interestingly, the perforated material lets whatever's inside breathe, making it perfect for hauling groceries, hitting the beach, or just toting in style (measures 16"x15"x6")
- Ecoist Botero bag in Confetti Inspired by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, this colorful purse is handcrafted from discarded chewing gum and candy wrappers, and woven specially to create the cute bubble shape (via Afro Love magazine/TribalRunway.com)
- Lesley Scott
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