They are great for buying in bulk.
Put in some rice, couscous, lentils, pasta, muesli, flour, sugar, dried fruits... They are so easy to fill, they close perfectly and they stand so well!
For buying bread, carrying fruits or your snack, and for bringing anything you want.
You can choose between 5 models and 4 colours: flamingo pink, Bordeaux red, turquoise or mint green.
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By buying EL FLAMENC bags you are supporting employment of people at risk of social exclusion in Catalonia.
DID YOU KNOW...
1- The ‘seventh continent’ forms a bunch of plastic micro particles in the Pacific Ocean equivalent to 6 times the land area of France, being a tremendous hazard for animals and humans. According to 2011 research, the Mediterranean Sea was also littered with 250.000 millions of small plastic pieces in the sea bed and an additional 500 tonnes of plastic waste were floating
2- Each person in Catalonia uses an average of 179 plastic bags every year, which means 26 million plastic bags per week in the whole of Catalonia.
3- An average plastic bag takes two seconds to make, is used for roughly 20 minutes and takes up to 200 years to degrade naturally.
4- Incineration of plastics produces dangerous toxins which we all breathe.
5- Due to its high environmental impact, France has banned single use plastic bags since 2016, including ‘bio-degradable’ ones.
Count the number of plastic bags or paper bags that you are using every week, whether you or the seller pays for them. And specially work out how much they cost to the environment...
Start using the reusable fabric bags from EL FLAMENC and forget filling your garbage with tonnes and tonnes of waste. The more you are using them, the more you are contributing to protection of the environment. Keep in mind that they are such good quality, they will last many years!
Then you should know that EL FLAMENC bags are being made very nearby, in Girona. EL FLAMENC has searched for all the materials, one by one, and women at risk of social exclusion have tailored it in its workshop. You will see, they are done with a lot of care...
Do not worry. EL FLAMENC bags are all made from organic cotton. And when we say ALL we mean EVERYTHING: the label, the string, the ribbon... even the thread! And the fabric, of course. Everything OCCGuarantee and GOTS.
And what about the printing? The printing is GOTS certified too, which means that is healthy and environmentally friendly, as well as considering social criteria in the whole production chain.
Pillows and cushions, with their pillowcases and cushion covers, are made with 100% organic cotton, from the stuffing to the fabric. So they do not contain toxic substances endangering the health of the ones who use them.
The ink is natural and different colours and designs are offered.
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Estigues tranquil·la o tranquil. Les bosses EL FLAMENC són totes de cotó orgànic. I quan diem TOTES volem dir que ho és tot: l’etiqueta, el cordó, la cinta..., fins i tot el fil! I el teixit, per descomptat. Tot certificat OCCGuarantee.
I l’estampació? Doncs també: certificada GOTS, que vol dir que respecta el medi ambient i la salut, a més d’introduir criteris socials en tota la cadena de producció.
Doncs ha estat fet ben a prop, a Girona. EL FLAMENC ha cercat tots els materials un per un i la Fundació Ramon Noguera els ha cosit al seu taller, on hi treballen persones amb discapacitat intel·lectual. Ja ho veuràs, estan fetes amb molta cura!
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