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Patagonia Market Tote
Eco-friendly? What about hand-friendly? The Patagonia Market Tote is made from skin-friendly organic cotton, with a design that's built to last. The Market Tote's handles are reinforced with a two-layer bottom to support all heavy loads, and triangle corners at the doubled bottom create a fold that distributes weight more evenly, so you can carry your shopping, travel gear, or books with complete security. Internal stash pockets keep keys and sunscreen handy, and the original artwork is printed using PVC- and phthalate-free inks. Fair Trade Certified™ sewing.
|VOLUME||12" wide x 5.75" deep x 17" tall|
|MATERIAL(S)||100% organic cotton canvas|
• Made from durable organic cotton canvas with sturdy, reinforced handles
• Internal stash pocket keeps small effects at hand
• Screen-print inks are PVC- and phthalate-free
• Fair Trade Certified™ sewing
Patagonia's Organic Cotton
In 1996, Patagonia began the exclusive use of organically grown cotton in all of their cotton products. Organic cotton is more time consuming to cultivate, but it uses 71% less water, 62% less energy, and uses no synthetic chemicals that could harm the health of the land or the health of the people that grow it.
Fair Trade Certified™ Sewing
Patagonia pay a premium for every Fair Trade Certified™ item that carries their label. That extra money goes directly to the workers at the factory, and they decide how to spend it. But that’s not all. The program also promotes worker health and safety and social and environmental compliance, and encourages dialogue between workers and management. As of May 2016, more than 7,000 people working in factories that make Patagonia clothing had benefited from the program, and as of February 2017, workers have earned an additional $833,000 through Patagonia's Fair Trade program.
2 product reviews
I'm in love with my Market Tote since it is my helper in my ZERO WASTE challenge. It is made of solid organic cotton canvas with Fair Trade Certified sewing so already a winner. It has a pocket inside perfect for storing my wallet. I always have it with me doesn't matter if on market day or not. It comes always handy and looks great. I definitely recommend it and will buy more of these for my friends.
The quality of this bag is phenomenal. It's sturdy and really spacious - big enough to fill it up with my sport gear, books, or groceries. It also has the extra compartment which is pretty useful. Score!