Cute as a button, this 5.5 by 4 inch bag fashioned from tire inner tube and soda can pull tops has a 50-inch adjustable and removable fabric shoulder strap. Features a magnetic stud closure and lined with an internal credit card pocket.
There are more than 65 Volunteers in Mexico working with their communities on projects in the environment, community economic development, and education.
This bag is made for Global Crafts by BIO Imaginarte who take the mantra "Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle" to heart. The focus of BIO when it began in 1992 was educating Mexico in the need to protect and restore the environment. Working with women who live in several villages as an aspect of its education efforts, BIO helped designed bags and other functional products that are made from manufactured materials, reusing aluminum pop tops, rubber from tires and plastic billboards, as well as recycling paper and candy wrappers.
Started 15 years ago by RPCV Renice Jones and her VSO husband, Kevin Ward, Global Crafts promotes fair trade while working with artisan groups to help alleviate poverty through trade. They have been working with Mexican artisans since 2008.