Tern down for what?
Tern down plastic for a better world. This is an all-around durable tote for whatever you may need to carry. Take it to the market, get away to the beach, fit in a gym session, or use it as a pillow between classes...
Show the world you care with a bag to end all bags (disposable bags that is). The Tern Tote fabric is 100% reclaimed and recycled plastic; made right here in California.
Learn more about this bag and our plans for a cleaner planet below...
For those who need a reliable and versatile bag, the Tern tote is here for you. We designed this bag so we wouldn't have to accept another disposable plastic bag... ever.
We also decided we should tern plastic against itself. So, we're using Repreve fabric which takes bottles, diverts them from landfills, and recycles them into durable fabric.
- Made from 100% recycled plastic (bottles/ post industrial waste)
- Made in the USA (fabric milled, cut, sewn)
- Dimensions H: 17in W: 16in
- Strap: Hangs 12in down from shoulder
- Fabric: 7oz canvas weight (Repreve)
- Environmental breakeven use number of less than 2
Why does this bag exist?
Too many “eco friendly” alternatives aren’t really eco friendly. We want high quality goods that have as big of an impact on restoring our oceans as possible. And we believe others want the same.
The average reusable tote has to be used over 30 times before it becomes a better alternative to single use plastics. Cotton totes have a break even of over 200 uses!
The Tern Tote is better for the environment on first use.
Who is this bag for?
This tote is for those who share our commitment to clean oceans and waterways... and who have a need for a reliable tote bag.
Our mission is to restore our oceans back to greatness. No more plastic pollution! The first step is to cut off single use plastics from the source.
Our goal is to provide a durable and multifunctional tote which empowers us to decrease the demand for single use plastic and increase demand for recycled and repurposed materials.
If you’re not yet sure about how reusable alternatives help solve the plastic problem you can learn more about it here: Plastic & Our Environment
If you already have a bag, keep using it.
If you need a new bag and you want to support a movement to restore our oceans, we believe the Tern Tote is a pretty damn good option.
Our mission is to prevent unnecessary plastic waste. We support all of our community members who are working to do the same. That's why we offer a no questions asked repair or replace policy for all of our products. See the details here.
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