No, we are not making backpacks out of plastic bottles….yet. However, we have found a company that is: Thread (and Timberland).
This article talks about how Timberland and Threads are working together to use recycled plastic bottles collected in Haiti to make their backpacks and shoes.
- Timberland’s New Line Is Made From Trash Collected From The Streets In Haiti (Fast Company, March 10, 2017, by Adele Peters)
- Thread Is Using Recycling From Haiti To Eliminate New Plastic From Your Clothes (Fast Company, December 6, 2016, by Ben Schiller)