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From Bottles to Bags: Eco-Friendly Collection Turns Trash Into Fashion


Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, clothing, recycling, CoolStuff )

Linda
- 848 days ago - takepart.com
Each bag in the Hamilton Perkins Collection is made out of about 16 discarded plastic bottles. For every 1,000 bags sold, Perkins estimates that 16,000 plastic bottles will be diverted from landfills.



   

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Animae C (506)
Monday May 23, 2016, 6:40 pm
"Each Earth Bag equals a pound of waste picked off the ground."
AWESOME!

Thanx Linda
 

Cela V (0)
Monday May 23, 2016, 7:07 pm
tyfs
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 23, 2016, 8:07 pm
Sounds divine! Signed-thx Linda
 

ERIKA S (87)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 12:44 am
Thank you for signing the petition!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 5:44 am
Never waste our resources to love ourselves
 

Beryl Ludwig (80)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:18 am
so inventive. it is important that we all recycle whatever we can. this is a wonderful undertaking.
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:58 am
A wonderful green story. I signed the petition.
 

Jenna C (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 7:33 am
Thanks
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 7:39 am
Right...Reduce - Reuse - Recycle!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 7:59 am
Signed Natl. Entrepreneur's Day petition---noted--as Ben says---"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle". Thanks Linda.
 

Liv B (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 7:59 am
Thanks Linda.....very good news indeed. However it would be better to eliminate all plastic. I often think of the one liner in the film "The Graduate"...when the man says to Ben (Dustin Hoffman) "Plastics!"...obviously meaning "it's the future". Yeah....and look what we did with it!!
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 8:54 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 12:52 pm
Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 1:13 pm
Noted. Thanks, Linda.
 

Sheila D (194)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 1:34 pm
Great...just found an article/instructions on how to turn your, and others, plastic bags into grocery tote bags. Thanx Linda.
 

Mandi T (367)
Tuesday May 24, 2016, 6:02 pm
Right on, awesome. TY
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Wednesday May 25, 2016, 3:45 am
Good for you, we can all make refuse into something someone wants.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 25, 2016, 10:07 am
Thank you, Hamilton Perkins!

Brilliant, just brilliant....more goods from our Holistic World, materializing!

 

Doris F (18)
Wednesday May 25, 2016, 10:20 am
innovative, creative, petition signed, thank you Linda
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Friday May 27, 2016, 12:20 am
Noted!
 
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