Best Eco-Friendly Backpacks and Bags For Travel


Way to much of what gets made ends up in the trash. By buying gear made from recycled materials, we not only reduce the amount of wasted headed to the landfill, but we reduce the amount of raw materials needed to make a new product. Buying products made from recycled materials is also a statement to these companies that eco-friendly products are important to us.

GoLite says it best, “I no longer see green as an alternative. Therefore I GoLite.” Many companies are now incorporating recycled materials into their products and these are some of the best eco-friendly backpacks and bag for travel.

Mountainsmith Recycled Lumbar Pack

Made from recycled plastic water bottles, the Mountainsmith Recycled Tour Lumbar Pack holds enough food and water for a day on the trail

emovable shoulder strap offers additional carry options. Check out other Mountainsmith Recycled Bags and Backpacks.

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Timbuk2 Stark Messenger Bag

s. The 8-liter waistpack features a main pocket with a 2-way zipper, front zip pocket, and 2 side mesh pockets to keep your water bottles at easy reach. A padded and r

Made from 90% recycled plastic bottles, Timbuk2’s stark Hidden Messenger is super lightweight and slings over your shoulder or around your chest. Awesome thing about the Hidden Messenger is that it zips down into a small pouch so you can slip it into another bag and pull it out when you need it like at the grocery store or for a day touring the city sights.Timbuk2’s Hidden Tote is also made from recycled materials and makes a cute day tote.

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