West african social enterprise Trashy Bags, transforms recycled plastic billboards and waste fabric into a vibrant range of book bags, shoulder bags, laptop cases and gym holdalls for those on the go. The Ghanaian based company has a mission to protect the environment, rid the region of plastic waste, and provide a sustainable livelihood for its seamstresses and tailors.
The fact that the bags are recycled adds quirk and character to their design, each one unique and with its own history to tell. One bag made entirely from water sachets is the company’s best international seller – complete with a foldable structure and zips for practical everyday use. Trashy bags are also provide a great alternative to plastic shopping bags, for doing your weekly grocery run!
Check out their online store to see the full range of affordable, handmade recycled accessories.