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Recycled Purses from Salvacion GarBAGs

Recycled Purses from Salvacion GarBAGs

Want to spread some love this Valentine’s Day? Consider supporting the women of Salvacion GarBAGS, a small livelihood project started by 13 mothers in a small fishing community within the Philippines.

Salvacion GarBAGs offers a line of adorable products including purses, reusable grocery bags and slippers from recycled materials. 100 percent of the profits go to the women who design and create the bags, and are used to support their families, fund the neighborhood preschool, and sponsor community programs.

The women of Salvacion GarBAGs are hoping to expand their business and upgrade supplies to improve their working conditions. View their business goals and wish list here. By donating and toting a Garbags product, you are directly helping poor Filipino families and you are helping to combat a growing solid waste management problem in the Philippines.

Help the women, by clicking here.

View their products by clicking here.


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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.


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6:12AM PST on Jan 26, 2013


10:41AM PST on Jan 25, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

7:00AM PDT on May 9, 2012


5:19AM PDT on May 9, 2012

Thanks for posting.

10:18AM PDT on Apr 6, 2012

very cool idea! ..thanks for sharing :)

1:42PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Darn, I thought it was going to tell how to make them.

8:52PM PST on Mar 4, 2012


8:37PM PST on Mar 4, 2012

COOL & STYLISH, always love this!

5:45PM PST on Feb 21, 2012

15 days left to donate!

4:50AM PST on Feb 19, 2012

Thanks for the article. They are most attractive.

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