Frequently Asked Questions
They are made of recyclable plastic materials that fall in the following Category numbers:
#1 - Clear plastic like water bottles, straws, snack packs, etc., which are made of a material called PET (polyethylene terephthalate).
#2 - Opaque plastic bottles like milk and juice jugs, toiletry containers, etc., which are made of a material called HDPE (high-density polyethylene).
These categories are more recyclable than Categories 3-7. When purchasing products made with plastic, you can check the plastic category by looking for the number inside the chasing arrows symbol.
Our Eco Bags are made in Indonesia. Each bag is handwoven by local folks in the small villages of Java. These talented people earn a living through small businesses like us. We are a direct to the crafter community kind of busines with no middlemen or agents that add their extra fees.
We work with several communities to provide them with some livelihood as well as meet our production demands.