Discover How Rickshaw Bagworks' Zero Messenger Bag Produces Zero Waste
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Less is definitely more for Rickshaw Bagworks' Zero messenger bag. Its minimalist angle? The bag is crafted in San Francisco from four rectangles of fabric and produces zero manufacturing waste, the happy result of optimal fabric cuts and some legerdemain with leftover scraps—OK, that last part is a bit of a cheat, but it does the trick. (Watch the video below the fold to learn how it's done.)
Available in small, medium, and large sizes, the Zero is made in its entirety from domestically sourced Codura nylon, which facilitates recycling at the end of the bag's life. To coordinate with your rock 'n roll lifestyle, the messenger comes in a bevy of colors and contrasting trims, from wallflower (black/black, chocolate/clay, flannel/celery) to LOOK-AT-ME (red barn/chocolate, amethyst/peacock, pink/celery). Prices start at $40, which gets you two below-the-flap front pockets, a Velcro flap closure, and an adjustable shoulder strap. No foolin'.
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