While summer is approaching, responsibilities are put on hold: it’s time to take a break, and what a better way than going on a trip!
Having the correct luggage when traveling is key. When buying baggage, the cheaper option usually turns out more expensive! A bad choice may force a replacement after a few journeys. For a smarter and more ethical alternative, here are some recommendations for a quality -piece to take by your side, wherever you go.
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EVERY-CHOICE, EVERYBODY, EVERYWHERE. Eagle Creek uses recycled materials and responsible manufacturing methods to support a healthy planet. Protecting cultural and natural resources is a way to give back to local communities and generations to come. Getting involved in outdoor and community projects, and supporting multiple conservations contributes to preserving natural spaces.
For those who prioritize tidiness at the time of traveling, we’ve got you a game-changing solution. This packing starter will help organize your stuff inside your bag. The Pack-It Essentials Set includes one antimicrobial shoe organize; a medium two-sized compartment to separate clean from dirty clothes, or damp from dry ones; and a small compressor packing cube to maximize your packing space, great for pants, t-shirts, and underwear.
Eagle Creek’s textile supply chain process ensures safe fabric for the environment, workers and end customers. The 30L Wayfinder Backpack is a colorful option for small trips or everyday use. This multi-skilled item has a 17” laptop compartment (with an additional tablet sleeve) protected by a water-resistant and secure zip. With ergonomically shaped shoulder straps and a sternum adjustable one, comfort and safety have never been more guaranteed for any adventure.
Taking business as a moral and responsible contributor to addressing environmental solutions. This is the motivation behind their B Corp status. They create long-lasting products exclusively with materials that are environmentally and ethically sourced. Partnered with high-standard factories, they are also committed to the quality of life of the workers who manufacture their products.
Just when you thought your bag couldn’t get any cooler… here’s a bag manufactured with plastic water bottles made to keep yours! Made responsibly in Vietnam, this Cooler Backpack maintains items cool for up to six hours. With adjustable shoulder straps for your comfort, this practical cooler pack offers 2 insulated compartments and expandable pockets on the exterior.
This B-Corporation is focused on the power of business as a force for social, environmental, and economic good. Waste-saving, one-of-a-kind products, with a built-in connection between designers, sewers, and customers. Making leftovers shine! The (Re)Purpose Collection proposes high-quality products keeping remnant fabric out of the landfill. When picking a backpack, you’re seeing the signature of the employee who made it.
If you are feeling venturesome, the Allpa Del Dia (of 35L) will accompany you anywhere. Bold colors, small details, and personality. Employees have creative control over the final look of each pack, offering an enormous color palette. From fabric to thread, your Del Día is one of a kind! A whole package: a suitcase-style bag that includes a rain cover, theft-proof zippers, tuck-away straps, a laptop sleeve among multiple features.
“We’re in business to save our home planet”. The well-known ethical brand is conscious of the impacts the fashion industry makes on the world. Patagonia is here to protect the people and to take action on the most pressing environmental issues our world is facing. With your purchase, Patagonia contributes 1% of its sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment.
The Planing Duffel Bag has a capacity of 55L. It is made of recycled and long-lasting materials. The large grab handles can be adjusted to turn the duffel into a backpack. A main practical compartment with a bottom intended for wet or dirty gear. The design stands out for its tiger tracks camouflage, an original choice for the fans of prints.
Your choices matter! When you buy a Parker Clay product, you are contributing to the Ethiopian women who created them. Each purchase provides 15 hours of employment to the Ethiopian team. Parker Clay is certified as a B corporation. What does this mean? That this company meets the highest standards of social and environmental impact.
The Omo Overnight Bag is crafted from premium Ethiopian full-grain leather: a natural and unaltered leather of the highest quality available; Parker Clay designs are made to last! Its size is the right one for light travel or a quick getaway. It can be carried by its handles or worn as a backpack for hands-free adventures.
Connecting the beautiful artistry of the designers and artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico with socially conscious consumers around the globe. MZ’s positive impact comes from sustainable employment, long-lasting relationships and fair-trade principles. They celebrate the magnificent Zapotec artisanal lineage, by sharing their textiles in a wider market. Promoting indigenous artisanal traditions is a way of not letting these practices die.
A sturdy but lightweight duffel for a weekend getaway. A hand-dyed and handwoven wool pattern fusion with genuine leather is the perfect combination for a fine and stylish item. With two rounded leather handles and an adjustable, removable shoulder strap you can style your bag for more comfort. The Obsidian Arrow pattern features an elegant arrow design in black accentuated with teal and coral red on cream. The Camino pattern features an intricate Zapotec lightning and butterfly design in shades of blue with pops of adobe, rust and mustard.
The 2021 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Award Winner: Paravel is an ethical luggage brand that doesn’t sacrifice design, price, or quality to have an eco-friendly product. This NY-based brand has a forward-thinking sustainability model and has already upcycled over 2 million plastic water bottles into negative nylon.
With incredible spaciousness and an eye-catching design, the Aviator Grand is ideal for extended stays. A carbon-neutral suitcase that incorporates sustainable and recycled materials wherever you imagine, from the flexible polycarbonate shell to the zippers, and a lining made from 21 bottles! Engineered with an advanced dual-wheel design for a smooth-riding performance. It even offers a 5-year warranty.
Their goal is to help cut ocean plastic in half by 2025. For every item sold, Solgaard has committed to removing 229 ocean-bound plastic bottles. For this work, they have partnered to create jobs for locals to pull the plastic out of the ocean, which is later upcycled into useful goods.
Meet the award-winning Carry-On Closet suitcase. This eco-friendly rigid luggage offers an innovative shelving system design. If you are an organized person, this is the best option for you. With a removable 6 shelve-closet that has six shelves and a compression strap to maximize storage, you can personalize your luggage for your trip. It also opens in a pinch, has a USB charging port and 360-degree wheels for spinning; traveling has never been easier!
Join Samsonite on a responsible journey! This popular brand’s goal is to become the most sustainable lifestyle bag and travel luggage company in the world. Innovation, quality and durability. By making products that endure, they seek to reduce the impact on the planet and ensure people on engaging and getting the benefit of an ethical state of mind.
Designed to help the planet and built to travel across it, the Eco-Nu XL Expandable Spinner is the perfect choice for those who don’t like rigid luggage. Sustainability and style hand in hand, that’s what Samsonite aspired to when creating the ECO-Nu collection, products that incorporate recycled polyester, a durable, flexible, and environmentally responsible fabric, sourced from plastic bottles. Large checked size with a hidden expansion for long journeys, and 360° wheels for easy use.