eco-friendly messenger bags

Timbuk2 CEO Patti Cazzato Wants You to "Buy Less, Buy Better"

San Francisco based Timbuk2 has been producing world-class, customized gear since their humble beginnings in the garage of founder Rob Honeycutt in 1989. Last year we told you about…

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JeBlue, Manhattan Portage Turn Old Airline Uniforms Into Bags

TRUE BLUE Each bag not only diverts textiles from landfills, according to Mendelsohn, but it also represents a piece of airline history “once worn by some of the most unique crew…

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Lepow's Convertible "HiSmart" Bag Will Take Your Calls for You

Move over, smartwatches. 2015 just might be the year of the smartbag. Firing the year’s opening salvo? Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company Lepow, which unveiled its “HiSmart…

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Ethnotek's Bags Combine Indigenous Textiles, Technical Functionality

Ethnotek are the design team behind these high quality bags that incorporate ethically sourced handmade textiles from across the planet. As they launch their new summer travel…

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Timbuk2 Launches "Life Cycle" Program to Reduce, Repair, Recycle

Timbuk2 is going beyond the three R’s of sustainable design. The California-based company announced Tuesday the launch of a new environmental responsibility initiative to not only…

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Timbuk2, TerraCycle Upcycle Vintage Mail Sacks Into Messenger Bags

Timbuk2 and TerraCycle are putting the “messenger” in “messenger bag.” The San Francisco-based carryall-maker has teamed up with the New Jersey upcycler to…

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Pansy Maiden Launches "Alva DoRight," a Line of Vegan Bags for Men

Pansy Maiden is getting in touch with its masculine side. The accessories label, which makes its vegan-friendly carryalls at its Medford, Ma., headquarters, has sprung an auxiliary…

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Timbuk2, R3DNA Recycle Car Leather Into San Francisco–Made Bags

TWICE MADE R3DNA, like Timbuk2, is also based in San Francisco, where it operates a materials-recovery program that diverts a ton of leather and foam from landfills each month.…

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Sword & Plough Hires Veterans to Repurpose Military Surplus Into Bags

As an ROTC member studying at Middlebury College in Vermont, Emily Nunez found it difficult to relate to her classmates her commitment to the military. In an effort to bridge the divide…

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Timbuk2 Launches "Full Cycle" Bags Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

WHAT GOES AROUND Available in blue or gunmetal gray, Full Cycle includes a bag for every need. The recycled version of Timbuk2’s classic bicycle messenger offers the same features…

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Olivia Wilde, Alternative Apparel's Recycled "Message" Bag Supports Haiti

Olivia Wilde is wild about many things, but chief among them is Haiti, which the actress is helping rebuild after 2010’s devastating earthquake. Wilde, who co-founded Campaign…

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LAST CHANCE: Win an Eco-Friendly Laptop Messenger From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129!)

Ties are boring. Give your dad or grad a gift he truly can savor, like Plaid Doctrine’s Belltown messenger bag. Handcrafted in downtown Seattle from recycled plastic bottles, the…

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