Organic Cotton Mesh Shopping Bag - Zero Waste Club


Product Description
£6.00
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A reusable mesh shopping bag made from strong 100% unbleached certified organic cotton. 

This bag is vegan and sustainable, the perfect alternative to a plastic shopping bag.

Take it out with you wherever you go, it is so versatile, it can be used for food shopping, a day at the beach or for hanging or storing things. 

 

WHY I LOVE THESE:

  • Strong & durable - holding up to 10 kgs
  • Sustainable & versatile
  • Made from certified unbleached organic cotton
  • Vegan & cruelty free
  • 100% plastic free and biodegradable
  • Made kindly in India
  • 1 x tree planted by ZWC for every bag sold

    Materials: Made from sustainable, unbleached organic cotton with a cotton patch rather than polyester tags.  Even the stitching is done with cotton instead of polyester.

    The bag is 100% biodegradable at the end of its life.

    Total Bag Length: Approx 26 inches.

    Strap Length: Approx 11 inches (fits over the shoulder).

    Packaging: Made using recycled cardboard packaging printed with soy ink.

    Made kindly in India. 

     

    Care Instructions:

    Machine washable at 40 degrees Celsius.

     

    Message from maker:

    My name is Sitrarasan. I am 37 years old and have been working in the factory for 8 years. I have found my speciality in flat seam tailoring which provides me with good, satisfying work. I live nearby to the factory with my family. The materials used for your brand is totally different from other fast fashion brands we manufacture for, especially in sewing yarn where we mostly use polyester yarn, when the management told me to use cotton sewing yarn I can remember the old days when I migrated to the city before 14 years where only cotton sewing yarn was used and slowly polyester yarn dominated the market due to its cheaper price, It's good the old nature friendly cotton yarn is coming back.

     

    Workplace Transparency:

    Made ethically and sustainably in Tamilnadu, India where the regional minimum wage is 8000 INR per month. The artisans are paid a minimum double of the minimum wage at 16000 INR per month. The artisans work 5 days a week, 8 hours a day and are off on all holidays.

    The manufacturing partners are committed to ensuring ethical Supply Chain and Fair Trade Systems and all our partnered processing units follow Zero Discharge Water Recycling System.

     

     

    Zero Waste Club was founded in the UK by two students who wanted to make Plastic Free living easy and cheap as possible. They now provide a range of plastic free essentials.

     

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