Adventures and Tales of How Sea Bags Are Made
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It's clear that at Sea Bags, we enjoy rethinking the way materials can be used, whether turning recycled sail cloth into bags or utilizing an old pea boat and transforming it into a retail store fixture. Reusing materials in our retail stores is one of our primary design elements, and we are always trying to push this concept further. Below are 5 of our favorite recycled materials showcased across our nearly 40 stores.
Once again, on the 3rd Saturday in September, the Sea Bags crew took to the beach to participate in International Coastal Clean-Up Day. The goal is to assist in keeping our coastline and waterways free of trash and debris that can negatively affect the health of our precious coastal ecosystems.
Customers who stumble upon Sea Bags are often surprised to learn that every bag we make uses recycled sail cloth. The applique and printing that we apply to the sail material yields colorful and creative designs that make people question just how many are from recycled material. But the truth is that all of our bags are and have always been crafted only from recycled sail cloth.
Just like wrinkles are a sign of experience and wisdom, our recycled sail cloth has a story to tell about the adventures each sail has seen. The previous life of the sails we reclaim is unique and can be told visually in the character marks found on the sail cloth.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep more than 700 tons of sails out of the landfill? Because we've been repurposing sails since 1999, it's second nature to us, but requires a lot of planning and hard work.