Our Oaxacan totes are handwoven plastic handbag In Mx the loom is an essential tool for artisans that lets them share their way of seeing the world, through the weaving colors and the patterns they use. Our Oaxacan plastic woven handbags are 100% recycle plastic and handwoven by Prisoners in local jails of Oaxaca they craft each bag as a way to support their families by earning a fare wage for there work
The specifics are impressive: the bag is woven from a heavy duty, pliable plastic that is near indestructible. The weave is so tight, the bag is waterproof, which alone makes it unique.
Plastics like PET most likely touch your everyday life. Polyethylene Terephthalate, known commonly as PET or PETE is best known as the clear plastic used for water and soda bottle containers. As a raw material, PET is globally recognized as a safe, non-toxic, strong, lightweight, flexible material that is 100% recyclable. In fact, it’s THE most widely recycle Plastic in the world! (let’s keep that trend going!). PET can be identified by looking at the bottom or backs of containers for the #1 resin identification code – a symbol recognized by the #1 in the middle surrounded by “chasing arrows”.
Virgin PET, including recycle PET , can be used for plastic water and soda bottles, food packaging for cakes, cut fruit and salads and as retail blister and clamshell packaging for cosmetics, razors and toys. It can also be found in containers for peanut butter, shampoo and salad dressings and for carpeting, clothing, sleeping bags and much, much more. PET is so prevalent that it’s important, when and where possible, to recycle it for reuse.