Reusing a  shopping bag

 

In a city like New York, where depositing clothes might mean getting on the subway with a heavy bag of last year’s faux-leather leggings and crop tops, its enticing to just throw old clothes away. Or just plunk them into your local mystery clothing bin that says its charitable, when its not.

What we fail to understand is, people wont do it if it isn’t convenient.
— The Atlantic
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HOW MIGHT A SIMPLE SHOPPING BAG ENABLE YOU TO DO SOMETHING GOOD?

 

 
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A shopping bag that encourages and facilitates recycling.

Once newly purchased items have been removed, the bag can be turned inside out, becoming a seal-able package people can use to donate unwanted garments.

The bag is available to any brand, and proves that a small but significant design modification can have enormous impact.

 
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HERE'S HOW A SIMPLE SHOPPING BAG CAN HELP YOU TO DO SOMETHING GOOD. BY TURNING IT INSIDE OUT AND DONATING SOMETHING USED, YOU WILL EXTEND THE LIFE-CYCLE OF THAT PRODUCT. ON TOP OF THAT, YOU MIGHT EVEN HELP SOMEONE IN NEED. INSIDE OUT BAG IS A SIMPLE WAY TO GO FROM JUST TALKING ABOUT RECYCLING TO ACTUALLY DOING IT.

 
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Customers can view how and where their donations have made an impact.

 

 

LCA - THE INSIDE/OUT BAG

It is also important to analyse the over all effects of the shopping bag itself.

The following 3 METRICS were considered :

EXTRACTION & PRODUCTION OF COTTON MATERIAL

TRANSPORTATION OF IMPORTED COTTON

NUMBER OF USES

 

 
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PROCESS

 
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