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WHY: Solgaard removes plastic from the ocean & waterways, breaks it down into yarn and weaves it into fabric for these fantastically sustainable bags. Nothing not to love about that.
Meet the Shore-Tex™ Daypack – the perfect lightweight daily backpack made entirely from recycled ocean plastics. Feel good knowing you’re helping save our oceans, one bag at a time. This sustainable backpack is made with Shore-Tex™, a textile made from upcycled ocean-bound plastic.
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With drop-proof storage, your laptop stays safe and sound in its own deluxe laptop section. Safely carry laptops up to 15 inches.
The security you’ve come to expect includes four secret pockets to secure your passport and cards.
Why we made it
We’ve only got one planet earth, so we decided to do something to make sure we’ve still got one for the kids–without sacrificing quality. Sustainable, and intentionally designed for your everyday needs.
• Fabric made from recycled ocean plastics
• Comfy shoulder straps + back support
• Expandable side pockets
• Deluxe drop-proof laptop storage
• Stand alone structure and water resistant bottom
The bag is designed to fit anything up to a 15″ Laptop. In some cases, 17″ laptops can also fit as long as the width is not more than 11.4L x 15.4W inches (29.5cm L /39cm W).
What is the capacity of the bag in litres?
The bag’s capacity in litres is a little under 21 Litres.
Can the daypack fit a water bottle?
A water bottle can easily fit into the expandable side pocket, which can easily fit a reusable water bottle.
Is Daypack and the Solarbank able to go through TSA?
What size is the bag?
18.6″ H x 11.6″ W x 6″ D
47cm H x 29.5cm W x 15.2cm D
Solgaard’s goal is to be the leader in sustainable luxury goods. They enhance life on-the-go through intentionally designed products, while making a positive impact on the planet. Their goal is to pull 1 million pounds of plastic from the ocean by the end of 2020. For every item sold, Solgaard pulls five pounds of plastic from the ocean. They have partnered with The Plastic Bank, who works with teams in the Philippines creating jobs for locals to pull plastic out of the ocean and upcycle that plastic into useful goods.
Solgaard has removed all single use plastics from its products, and they upcycle ocean waste into useful goods.
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