Connected equipment team Dozens of backpacks, handbags, wallets, messengers, suspenders, and even reusable shopping bags have been tested. Increasingly, these bags use recycled materials from plastic water bottles, old nylon, and even fishing nets recovered from the ocean. It’s important to find ways to reuse what would otherwise pollute our oceans and end up in landfills forever.
In this guide, we’ve rounded up our favorite bags that utilize recycled materials in some way, shape or form. Not every bag is made from 100% recycled materials, but every bit counts.But first: you need A new backpack? If the one you have right now really isn’t working and can’t be fixed, then you have the options below to give you peace of mind.
Be sure to read our guides on the best recycling and upcycling products, the best reusable products, the best laptop bags, and the best camera bags.
Update June 2022: We’ve added Cuyana’s oversized tote and Samsonite’s Outline Pro luggage.
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