5 Steps How You Can Save the Planet

Every day, the world produces thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide. Most of these are from human activities. With the reduced forest cover, the earth can no longer consume carbon dioxide as fast as we produce. The result has been climatic change owing to global warming. Governments are trying to create incentives that will […]

10 Reasons Why to Recycle

Since the beginning of humanity, the earth has provided a home with all the resources we need to thrive. As it stands, these natural resources and the earth are currently under threat because of over pollution and overuse. Recycling allows you to give back to the environment and help reduce pollution. It’s easy, free, […]

20 Reasons Why Plastic Bags Should be Banned

More countries are embracing the ban on plastic bags. And there are even more reasons why plastic bags should be banned even by the countries that have not yet banned them. Here are 20 reasons why plastic bags need to be banned. Plastic bags are non-biodegradable The reason you see so many plastic bags […]

How You Can Be an Eco-Friendly Shopper

With every passing day, it’s becoming evident that we need to take better care of the environment for it to take care of us. Air, soil and water pollution have driven entire species to extinction. According to scientific predictions, there might not be much left of mother earth if we don’t take it upon […]

Fair Trade Cotton Benefits

The cotton market supports millions of families across the world. However, the cotton market can be rough, unpredictable and is often associated with negative environmental and social impacts. At Cotton Bags, we try to make a positive impact in the community and environment. That is why we have made the conscious decision to use […]

What is a Tote Bag?

Tote bags are a big hit in the fashion world today. But, they come from very humble beginnings. They have undergone significant transformation in the hands of world-renowned designers, but they haven’t lost the factors that earned them love and loyalty. Even though the basic design of tote bags has changed a lot, the […]

10 Benefits of Jute Leaves

Jute is a leafy vegetable that is commonly found in the tropics and subtropics regions. In Asia and Africa, the jute leaves are used for food and durable eco-friendly fibre. The leaves measure between 6 and 10 cm long and are between 3.4 and 5cm broad. It has a slightly bitter taste but has […]

What Paint to use on Jute Bags

Jute bags have gained popularity in the past decade. This is mainly because they are eco-friendly and durable. They are the ideal economy bags for those looking for stylish bags to use regularly. You can use them for shopping, to carry your gym clothes, to go to the beach, for a picnic or simply […]

How to Make a Drawstring Bag?

Drawstring bags are casual and fun. But it’s even more fun making one that mirrors your personality. Even better, you don’t need to have expert sewing skills to pull off this project. Here is a quick guide of making a drawstring bag. What you need Matching thread A sewing machine Two pieces of cotton […]

How to Wear a Tote Bag?

Tote bags are one of the simplest ways of ferrying your items from point A to point B. But for some people, they are more than this – they are a fashion statement. And if you wear your tote properly, your tote will complement and accentuate your style. Below are some tips to help […]

How to Make a Tote Bag?

If you need a tote for yourself or as a gift, you should consider making one yourself. Since you are here, it’s safe to assume that you like the idea of sewing a tote bag from scratch and bringing it to life with your creativity. The only problem is you don’t know how to […]

How to Make Recycled Paper?

What happens to paper after you use it? Most of it ends up in landfills, or it is burned. If you recycle paper, you will help save the planet by reducing landfills and carbon emissions which cause global warming. Making new paper from the old paper is simple. You will go through a process […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Recycle

A couple of years back, very few people, if any, paid attention to the waste that was accumulating in their homes and landfills. As such, the problem grew so big that it attracted the attention of the authorities who are now concerned that the waste will cause chaos if nothing is done. Luckily, a […]

Facts about Cotton

Cotton is the oldest crop and is the backbone of the fashion industry. The first mention and use of cotton was in India. However, it had its breakthrough at the start of the 19th century when textile manufacturing was gaining traction. Today, more than a third of all fabrics are made from cotton, like […]

Cotton vs Plastic Bags

In the past decade, many cities and countries have banned the use of plastic bags. They have done this to help save the planet from pollution. At first, plastic was not a big deal. But when the story of a sperm whale found with plastic in its stomach broke out, many governments and environmental […]

Where is Cotton Grown?

Today, many products are made from cotton. And given its popularity and use, many forget it’s a plant that needs to be harvested seasonally to meet the ever-growing demand for cotton products all over the world. Cotton has been grown for more than five centuries, and it’s only in the mid-1900s when its farming […]

Polyester vs Cotton

Reading this, you are probably unsure of whether you should buy a polyester or cotton shirt. Or maybe a blend of the two? Now, although the polyester fabric has been around for more than 50 years, its usage continues to grow. Also, cotton usage doesn’t show any signs of reducing any time soon. They […]

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