Recycled Bags for Sale

by Roohi

If you are a big fan of the environment, buying recycled bags is one simple step that you can easily take for its benefit. Take a look at some wonderful recycled bags right here.

So, you are busy buying gifts for your loved ones this Christmas and New Year. Of course, you take special care to pick something that you know will bring a smile on their face. So, how about doing something special for the environment? You don't have to do a lot. Just simple steps can make a huge difference for the planet we live on. Using recycled bags is one such thing that you can easily do for the environment.

What are recycled bags?

In short, recycled bags are made by reusing used or waste materials. These bags can be made from anything like old tires, used clothes, paper, glass, aluminum, or even PET bottles. So, basically recycled bags cut down on waste by reusing things to create new items.


Now, keep in mind global warming is a huge issue and most people want to contribute in slowing it down. Cutting down on waste is one simple step that you can take in your recycling efforts and doing your bit towards the environment. So, recycled bags have also become a fashion accessory these days. You will find quite a few of the high-end shops selling these recycled bags as a fashion accessory and that too at a very high rate.


And why not; recycled bags may be made with used material but they are quite trendy and attractive. Now, your nearest shopping mall may be selling it at a very high rate and this may just turn you off. However, just by going online you can buy quite a few sturdy and useful bags at quite competitive prices.


Let's take a look at a collection of recycled bags made from different used items.

Recycled Jute Backpack

This wonderful backpack is made of jute. It is made of recycled jute rice bags. Yes, if you have seen the jute bags that carry rice, you know how great they can be if you turn them into backpacks. This one has a flap over opening with button closure. It has three outside pockets and has adjustable straps with a loop for hanging. This recycled jute rice backpack is made in Nepal.

Recycled Silk Sari Bucket Bag

This gorgeous bag is made from silk sari cuttings. Sari is a strip of unstitched cloth that is draped around the body in a very attractive style by Indian women. This bag is made by collecting the cuttings of saris made with silk. These cuttings are then recycled into yarn. This yarn is then used to make bags, hats, scarves, shawls and other items. This silk sari bucket bag has been made in Nepal and can be quite a fashion accessory for any woman.  

Recycled Sari Tote Bag

If you are looking for a tote bag, take a look at this one made from a sari as well. This one is made from an assortment of polyester saris. It is quite durable and lightweight and can be easily folded and placed in your purse.

Recycled Gym Bag

Looking for a gym bag? Take a look at this one by Gaiam made from 100 percent recycled polyester. The bag looks great, is durable, and allows you to carry quite a lot of things that you need for your gym or yoga practice.


Recycled Tire & Tube Messenger Bag

This messenger bag is made from old inner tubes and bike tires. It is 14 inches long, 10 inches tall and 2 inches wide. Comes with an adjustable strap and the flaps can be fastened with velcro.

Travel Kit made from Recycled Truck Tubes

Good looks and quite practical to use, this bag will be able to survive numerous travel trips. It is made of 92 percent recycled material, basically from truck tubes. Alchemy Goods, the company selling this product believes that they are "upcycling" truck tubes here, that is, taking a waste product and turning it into something that is even better than the original item.


The bag is water-resistant, durable and quite trendy-looking as well. What a fashionable way to do something for the environment!


Recycled Poptop Cell Phone Case

How about a recycled cell phone case? Take a look at this one. It is made in Mexico from soda poptops. The flap is made of inner tube and it has a magnetic clasp with a 48 inch shoulder strap. It is definitely an environmentally-friendly way to carry your cell phone.

Recycled Seatbelt Small Tote Bag

Well, here is another one from the automobile industry. This light grey tote bag is made from recycled seat belts. However, light grey is not the only color available. Make sure to check the other colors by clicking on the link below.

Haversack Messenger Bag made from Recycled Bike Tubes

Here is another attractive option from Alchemy Goods. Don't forget to check out some of the other recycled bags from Alchemy Goods. These guys have a range of recycled bags and other products.


The bag is made of recycled bike tubes and is easy to clean. It has a comfortable strap made from recycled seatbelt. You can keep quite a few things in this haversack bag for the day. So, just place your camera, notebooks, cell phones, and water bottle and head out for your day trip.

Tote Bag made from Recycled Billboards

Take a look at another Alchemy Goods product. I did say, Alchemy Goods has a range of recycled bags and that too very trendy.


This tote bag is made from advertising billboards! See, there is a range of unused items out there that you can easily turn into something useful and attractive. The handles of this bag are made from recycled seatbelt straps and the handle grip is made of bike inner tubes. It is durable and washable and measures16 inches by 4.5 inches by 16 inches.

Quite an assortment of attractive recycled bags, don't you think. Well, this page only lists a few options. Make sure to take a look at the other recycled bags available at and do your small bit for the environment as well by going with these "green" bags.

Updated: 12/02/2012, Roohi
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Roohi on 11/05/2012

Thanks, Mira!. And good for the environment too.

Mira on 11/05/2012

Great idea to make these bags!

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