These classic organic cotton string bags from Turtle Bags are naturally super strong. The bags have been checked out by Which? and will take up to 40kg and "Extremely strong and durable". Turtle bags are a gentle alternative to plastic bags.
Our organic cotton bags are made in India and are certified under the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), which means no chemical pesticides or fertilisers are used in the production of the of the fabric and farmers must work under safe conditions with an agreed minimum wage.
With more plastic than fish in our seas a possibility by 2050 according to some predictions, our reliance on plastic is clear. Plastic pollution in our seas is a huge problem right now and not just in the UK. It is invisible to most of us in our daily lives but will be causing problems for many decades disrupting food chains and suffocating sea life.
Leatherback Turtles often travel to British waters and due to the fact that plastic single use bags get discarded and end up in our waters, these turtles often mistake those bags for jellyfish
Long Handle Black String Bag - Turtle Bags
Way back in 2001 when plastic bags were still spilling off the end of our supermarket tills, Turtle Bags was established to raise awareness of the hazards of plastic bags and sell alternatives.
We work with our fair trade partners who share our environmental values to supply environmentally friendly bags.