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Ecogear Eco-Friendly Backpacks at Great Prices

Ecogear Eco-Friendly Backpacks at Great Prices

It’s time to go back to school and a new backpack is always on the top of students’ wish lists. This year, make it a point to get a stylish, eco-friendly backpack. Ecogear is committed to creating bags that have a low impact on the environment. All of their bags are made with Repreve – recycled fiber from plastic bottles.

Ecogear Backpacks are wonderful! They offer interior and exterior pockets galore, with room for everything students need, from kindergarten through a doctorate degree. These backpacks even specially padded pockets that provide protection for laptops. Best of all, these backpacks are offered at an incredibly low price!

The two backpacks I received are the Bighorn 17 (the gray backpack pictured) and the Flash Backpack (the blue backpack pictured). They are impeccably constructed, with careful attention to making sure they are roomy enough to carry everything needed while still providing a lightweight product so students are not weighed down more by the pack.

These two fashionable styles are just some of their line of backpacks, plus Ecogear also offers duffel bags, hip packs, and more. Backpacks are not just for students, though! A backpack is perfect for moms with kids so hands are free while running errands and keeping hold of the kids. Backpacks are used by many professionals in place of the outdated briefcase and teachers love them for their versatility. I always take a backpack when I’m traveling, hiking, and shopping at flea markets and farmer’s markets.

At these great prices, you can get a new eco-friendly backpack made from recycled water bottles for everyone in your family. You’ll be helping to keep junk out of the landfill while giving your family fabulous backpacks for carrying all their most important things everywhere they go. I am delighted with Ecogear backpacks and highly recommend them!

This post was written by our friend Lisa after trying out our backpack.
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Did you know more than 30 million plastic water bottles fill up our landfills every year? Unfortunately, they’re not really biodegradable either – it can take at least 450 years for a single bottle to completely decompose. However, what if we were able to take those bottles and create something more, say, an Ecogear Backpack perhaps?

What is REPREVE?

REPREVE is a brand of fiber that is made from recycled materials including used plastic bottles. Because they don’t need to create new resources, this cuts harmful elements such as petroleum and greenhouse gases out of the manufacturing process.

How do they do it?

Most plastic water bottles are made of polyester called PET or polyethylene terephthalate. The bottles are broken down into plastic flakes which are then converted into usable fiber for many different products.

Making a difference

REPREVE has since reclaimed more than 15 billion plastic water bottles. This has helped save many resources that are essential to life:

  • 385M gallons of gasoline
  • One year of drinking water for 1.7M people
  • 133K acres of forest

Creating better products for all

Many companies use REPREVE materials to make more sustainable products that are environmentally friendly. From clothes to backpacks, REPREVE has transformed plastic water bottles into different products for all:

  • 7 bottles for a pair of khakis
  • 5 bottles for a t-shirt
  • 42 bottles for car seats

At EcoGear, we are always looking to find ways to make our backpacks more eco-friendly, which is why our bags are made from REPREVE material.

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