These classic organic cotton string bags by Turtle Bags are naturally super strong. The bags have been checked out by Which? and will take up to 40kg and "Extremely strong and durable". A must have for plastic free grocery shopping, or anything else. Super stylish too! Available in four colours and in a long handle design too!
The natural colour is a great first item to use for natural dyeing with plants at home too!
Way back in 2001 when plastic bags were still spilling off the end of our supermarket tills, Turtle Bags was established to raise awareness of the hazards of plastic bags and sell alternatives. Plastic in our seas is a problem which is invisible to most of us in our daily lives but will be causing problems for many decades disrupting food chains and suffocating sealife.
Turtle Bags work with fair trade partners who share our environmental values to supply environmentally friendly bags.
Turtle Bags put human rights at the top of our agenda and are registered importers with BAFTS and as such committed to the 10 Principles that Fair Trade Organisations.1: Creating Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers 2: Transparency and Accountability 3: Fair Trading Practices 4: Payment of a Fair Price 5: Ensuring no Child Labour/ Forced Labour 6: Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association 7: Ensuring Good Working Conditions 8: Providing Capacity Building 9: Promoting Fair Trade 10: Respect for the Environment Turtle Bags are one of the10 best bags for life (according to the Independent).