Since we moved to Portland 2 years ago I have tried to be as eco-friendly as possible. I recycle, we’ve change some light bulbs, I unplug what ever it is that we are not using, we only use Energy star appliances, and now I am a proud owner of a Chico Bag! Little things, but it is something, right?
The Chico Bags came to be after Andy Keller, ChicoBag™’s president, took a trip to his local landfill where he discovered the abundance of single-use plastic bags that covered the landscape. Oh his way home he bought a second hand sewing machine and ChicoBag™ came to life!
It is little things that can change our way of seeing the world. I want to do the best I can for our world in order for my boys to have a great place to grow up im.
ChicoBag™ ‘s mission is – to help humanity kick the single-use bag habit.
And what better way than with a really cute and fashionable reusable ChicoBag™.
For my review I received the Maroon Polka Dot ChicoBag™ from their Vita Vintage Collection.
This is a large re-usable bag with a carrying capacity of 40 lbs. Like all ChicoBag™ brand reusable bag styles, the vintage Collection can be stuffed inside a little puch, attached to the inside of the bag. It is so small that it can be stored in your pocket or purse!
No babies were harmed during this photo shoot…he actually had tons of fun and was laughing and being silly all the time! The crying came when it was over…
And here I am, holding the bag in the living room with my pretend grocery finds! Hehehe…we haven’t gone to safeway, and all the Costco things we bought today all come in a box, so…I had to go shopping in my pantry!
One thing I can tell you, it fits quite a few things and it is pretty sturdy. What won me over was that it doesn’t feel heavy when it is full! It is comfortable to carry around on your shoulder plus it looks pretty cool, right?!
This is how small the pouch is with the bag in it!! Smaller than my hand!
This is pretty awesome!
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