Friday, November 13, 2009

cyclus: recycled pangolin backpack

Cyclus has created this handmade, fair trade backpack 'Pangolin' for men and women. The backpack made from recycled inner tubes of trucks has Armadillo like overlapping parts, it seems like a Pangolin. A Pangolin lives in tropical Africa & Asia, an animal similar looking to our Armadillo. The parts are alternately covered with recycled inner tubes of trucks attached to each other with a wing nut. Large capacity bag with pockets for notebooks, pens, MP3 and cell phone with double adjustable back straps and handle. The interior has canvas storage pockets in different sizes, some close with Velcro. Equipped with a convenient to transit the earplugs of your mp3 player, I-Pod or phone. Closes with 3 magnetic closures. The back is anatomically shaped so that the back pack fits on your back comfortably. This backpack is made by people from Colombia with a social disadvantage, such as single mothers, refugees and Indians of the Camentsa tribe. They can count good working conditions and pay above the minimum wage. Fair trade! Available at Wannekes.

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