As an alternative to plastic bags, reusable shopping bags are gradually becoming popular in everyday life. Carrying a reusable bag not only represents your attitude of sustainable environment, but also shows your unique lifestyle. Because of the encouragement of reusable shopping bags by governments and supermarkets, reusable shopping bags have become one of the new fashion trends.
Usually the reusable shopping bags are available for sale in supermarkets and apparel shops. More and more though, many businesses start to focus on reusable bags rather and single-used bags. There are different kinds of reusable bags divided by materials and functions. In the last blog we have briefly went through some reusable fabric, such as canvas, woven synthetic fibers, or a thick plastic that is more durable than disposable plastic bags, allowing multiple use. In this blog, we will look at some functional and more stylish reusable bags.
In Australia, the common reusable shopping bags are known as “green bags”, which are commonly distributed at the point of sale by supermarkets and other retail outlets. Most green bags are made of 100% Non-woven polypropylene, which is recyclable but not biodegradable.
British designer Anya Hindmarch’s $15 “I’m Not A Plastic Bag” (an unbleached cotton bag) sold out in one day, and fetched $800 on the Internet.
The white cotton bag is becoming an icon of Japanese retail MUJI.
The famous logo tote designed by Australian brand Country Road.
Leather shopper is a simple and high quality bag designed by BAGGU.
This “HAVANA BAG” is designed by famous reusable bags brand, Envirosax. The bag can be fold up tight and can fit in your purse.
Recently, the apparel industry also contributed to make it popular to have fashionable reusable shopping bags instead of disposable plastic bags. Famous designers and popular fashion brand companies are promoting their original shopping bags and release new designs one after another. Reusable shopping bags are usually cheap and for a good quality, and whether you are carrying a simple “green bag” or stylish shopping bag, you are protecting our city and environment! So don’t forget to carry your reusable bags with you next time!