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Reusable Shopping Bags

Part#:
CB555
Price: $4.99
Regular Price: $19.99


These reusable bags are no longer available.

This versatile nylon reusable shopping bag is perfect for carrying groceries or taking along as a trash bag on camping trips.

One order contains 4 bags. Each bag collapses into a tiny pouch that you can put on your keychain or in your purse and it unfolds to hold 20 pounds of whatever you need to carry. We stuffed a variety of things into the bag to show how much it carries (sorry, none of the items in the gallery come with these bags).

Keep at least one in your car, one in your desk at the office, and anyplace else you can think of so that you always have a reusable bag handy and don't have to get a plastic bag!

This bag is superior to a plastic bag in every way. It is more comfortable to carry, and you can stuff it full without worrying about the bag falling apart before you make it back home.

Technical Details

  • Material: Made of strong and durable woven nylon.
  • Collapsed Size: Pouch measures approximately 3” by 4”.
  • Bag Size: Approximately 18” by 18” when un-stuffed.
  • Weight: 1.5 oz
  • Capacity: 20 Pounds.
  • Washing: Machine wash cold, hang to dry.
  • Features: It includes a carabineer for your belt loop, backpack, or keychain & the carrying pouch is sewn on so that there are no parts to lose.
  • Warranty: 1 year manufacturer's warranty against defects. (If you stuff 75 lbs of laundry, rocks, or teething puppy into one of these 20 lb bags, that isn't covered.)
  • This reusable bag is a great way to save paper and plastic. Instead of using piles and piles of shopping bags, you can bring your own carrying bag. With this green choice, you help conserve resources and avoid waste.

    What's wrong with plastic bags?

    The average American uses more than 300 plastic shopping bags per year. The plastic in those bags is made from irreplaceable fossil fuels and very few of the bags are ever recycled. If everyone in the United States tied their annual consumption of plastic bags together in a giant chain, the chain would reach around the Earth not once, but 760 times!

    Plastic bags don’t decompose, even when exposed to air and active bacteria. Plastic bags may break down over thousands of years, but that figure is just a guess since plastic bags have only been in use for about 60 years. In fact, many modern landfills are airtight and even newspapers that were thrown away fifty years ago are still perfectly preserved!

    When exposed to sunlight for extended periods of time, plastic bags will photo-degrade. In this situation, the plastic become brittle and breaks into small toxic bits that contaminate soil and waterways. These tiny shards of plastic are often mistaken for food by hungry birds and fish, and they kill countless animals every year.

    What's wrong with paper bags?

    According to the American Forest and Paper Association, in 1999 the U.S. alone used 10 billion paper grocery bags, requiring 14 million trees to be cut down. They also take up a lot more room and are heavier than plastic bags, so it costs money to store and transport them when you use as many as a typical grocery store.

    Made with Fair Trade labor

    ChicoBags are manufactured by a fair labor, fair wage manufacturing company in China. Through our interactions and friendships, we believe that we are making a positive environmental and social impact in Asia while also creating a bag that's affordable for everyone.

    Don't forget! You get 4 bags for this price!

    This price is for 4 bags. You can order additional bags in increments of four by putting additional lots in your shopping basket. These bags come in a variety of colors, and several different colors will be included in your order.

    So, you want to know how it works with shipping? Here’s how!

    If you look at the box near the buy now button, up above, you’ll see our shipping calculator. Put in your ZIP code, and you’ll see the pricing for different methods of shipping.

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    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    I LOVE these!! I got a bunch at my local co op and they’re my favorite cloth bags yet. They pack up into a tiny little stuff sack that’s sewn right in to the bag so you never lose it. You can hook them all to each other and hang them up by the door so they’re there any time you go out, or even keep them in your glove compartment. They’re not too much larger than an ordinary plastic shopping bag when open, but hold a whole lot more ’cause they’re good and sturdy. And they come in great colors!
    By:  Heather
    Vermont0.3
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    Product Reviews

    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    I LOVE these!! I got a bunch at my local co op and they’re my favorite cloth bags yet. They pack up into a tiny little stuff sack that’s sewn right in to the bag so you never lose it. You can hook them all to each other and hang them up by the door so they’re there any time you go out, or even keep them in your glove compartment. They’re not too much larger than an ordinary plastic shopping bag when open, but hold a whole lot more ’cause they’re good and sturdy. And they come in great colors!
    By:  Heather
    Vermont0.3