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Mainebiz

12/18/18
Five Maine companies receive 2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence

"Incorporated in 2006, Sea Bags started by making totes and accessories from recycled sails in Portland. Today, the company designs and manufactures a diverse line of totes, bags, and home goods, all made in Maine from recycled sails. CEO Don Oakes, President and COO Beth Shissler and CFO Bill McGonagle have all worked together to grow Sea Bags from just three employees to now more than 140 with 18 retail locations up and down the East Coast, saving over 600 tons of recycled sail cloth from landfills."

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NY POST

12/6/18
"Nautical but nice Seabags are handmade in Maine from used sails."

TODAY SHOW

12/1/18

Handcrafted from recycled sail cloths from Portland, Maine, these cute wristlets can be worn around the wrist or just stashed in a purse. The nautical chart from Provincetown to Nantucket makes it the perfect gift for the geography teacher who loves a good map.

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Forbes

11/27/18

Health Magazine

11/27/18
"Sea Bags Octopus Small Cosmetic Case. Made from recycled sails, this nautically inspired pouch will carry all your makeup. And the company has saved 600 tons of material from the landfill."

Redbook - The Early Bird Gift Guide

11/26/18
"Recycled Storage. Toss all Fido's favorite tennis balls in this adorable (and durable) holder, then haul it to the dog park or beach. Black Lab Bucket Bag."

Audubon

11/20/18

"Think the Adelie Penguin on the outside is cute? Wait until you see the entire colony printed with eco-friendly ink on the inside. The tote is made from recycled sails collected from Maine boaters, all materials come from the United States, and, like each of the company’s bags, was designed and sewn in a building on the Portland waterfront. The bag isn’t just charming: It was created with care, and designed to last."

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Women's Wear Daily

10/22/18

"Sea Bags, which is a designer and manufacturer of handmade items that are constructed from recycled sails, has teamed up with Sword & Plough (a veteran-owned company that repurposes military surplus fabric into bags and accessories) to offer a limited-edition collection."

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Quest Magazine

10/22/18

"Handcrafted from recycled sails on the working waterfront in Portland, Maine, the Metallic Anchor Tote from Sea Bags features punch-cut metallic leather appliqué with zigzag stich and rope handles"

WGME

10/3/18

"The sounds of sewing machines only adds to the ambiance of Sea Bags, a rustic retail shop and workroom located along Custom House Wharf in Portland."

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