Bazura Bags - Made from Recycled Materials

Eco-fashion has become such a thriving organic movement and we love to see new designers striving to create quality and style. Toronto-based Bazura Bags is the newest line of handbags and accessories to catch our eye (ahem, we just happened to be looking for a new clutch). These high quality pieces are made from colorful discarded juice containers designed by a women's cooperative in the Philippines. The company practices fair wage and it began with six women and has now blossomed to more than 500 members. Half of the employees work full time at the Co-Op, which also pays school children to collect over 50,000 used juice containers per day after school. In addition to the juice box designs, we really like the bags made from recycled aluminum soda and beer cans (shown here). It doesn’t look like they sell the bags online to individual consumers, but there is information on the website for wholesale inquiries. ::Bazura Bags

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