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73 Eco-Friendly Handbags

From Recycled Leather Bags to Reusable Chic Purses

— October 31, 2013 — Eco
Any fashionista looking for something practical yet environmentally conscious to carry their items in should look no further, because these eco-friendly handbags are offering some handy sustainable options.

When it comes new and modern handbags, haute couture purses are often some of the most sought-after designs around. These eco-friendly options however, are more for individuals who are interested in adding environmentally friendly accessories to their wardrobe. A great way to add style and function to your accessories without jeopardizing the environment, these eco-friendly handbags will definitely have you feeling more aware of the materials and items you are using.

From recycled messenger rucksacks to coffee bean purses and clever cork cases, these eco-friendly handbags are showcasing that living a more sustainable lifestyle doesn't have to be all that difficult.
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Exclusive Sheep Wool Purses
Exclusive Sheep Wool Purses
The Stella Mccartney Itsy Bitsy Bag is Made from Her Own Sheep's Fur
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Utilitarian Blanket-Inspired Bags
Utilitarian Blanket-Inspired Bags
The Moving Tote by Meet Me Here is Stylishly Functional
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Terrarium Tote Purses
Terrarium Tote Purses
The Besau Marguerre ‘Home Away from Home' Exhibit is Eco-Friendl
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Upcycled Hotel Linen Bags
Upcycled Hotel Linen Bags
The Marriott Bed Linen Tote Turns Old Sheets into New Totes
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Novel Convertible Handbags
Novel Convertible Handbags
The Bookbag Lets You Carry An Extra Bag for Impromtu Purchases
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Adhesive Solar Tile Sacks
Adhesive Solar Tile Sacks
The Stick It Bag Seeks the Sun's Rays in Separate Pieces
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Eco Shell Totes
Eco Shell Totes
Coconut Purses are a Bold, Bold Statement
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Suits as Totes
Suits as Totes
The Recycled Suit Tote Gives Old Suits a Second Life
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Natural Antiquated Satchels
Natural Antiquated Satchels
The Sustainable and Eco-Conscious Cork Doctor Bag
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Salvaged Plastic Purses
Salvaged Plastic Purses
Kaaita Debuts the Fab Torbuschka Recycled Bottle Bag Collection
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Coffee Bean Purses
Coffee Bean Purses
The Guancasco Fair Trade Coffee Handbag is Made From Authentic Burlap Sacks
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Crisp Mail-Like Satchels
Crisp Mail-Like Satchels
These Organic Handmade Bags are Made of Leaf Extracts
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Japanese Cedar Pod Bags
Japanese Cedar Pod Bags
Eco-friendly Monacca Designs
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Portable Purse Lamps
Portable Purse Lamps
Bulbo Light Illuminates Even the Deepest and Darkest Bags
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Candy Wrapper Clutches (UPDATE)
Candy Wrapper Clutches (UPDATE)
These Upcycled Purses are Made From Discarded Dessert Packaging
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Typing Messenger Bags
Typing Messenger Bags
The Keyboard Purse Will Appeal to Eco-Conscious Writers
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Eco Adverbags
Eco Adverbags
Designer 'EssJay' Handbags Made From Recycled Advertisements
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Salvaged Redwood Clutches
Salvaged Redwood Clutches
These Chic Timber Clutches are Perfect for Both Casual and Formal Events
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Reflective Fluorescent Totes
Reflective Fluorescent Totes
High Visibility Bags Fashionably Enhance the Safety of Pedestrians
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Green Meets Mean
Green Meets Mean
Environmental Handbag Mocks Fashionistas
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Funky Eco-Chic Bags
Funky Eco-Chic Bags
These Chiara Catalano Keyboard Bags are Adorably Furry
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Recycled Retail Catalog Carryalls
Recycled Retail Catalog Carryalls
The Tela Bags IKEA Catalogs Totes are Eco-Friendly Chic
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Collapsible Parachute Purses
Collapsible Parachute Purses
Chute by Michael Pappas is a Portable and Packable Emergency Sack
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Handmade Bamboo Satchels
Handmade Bamboo Satchels
Industrial Designer John Cho Moore Creates Sustainable Bags
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Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
Upcycled Two-Toned Purses
The Leather Scout & Catalogue Scavenger Purses are Adorable
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Sustainable Luxury Handbags
Sustainable Luxury Handbags
The Passchal Eco-Luxury Handbags are Made from Tires and Leather
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Solar-Powered Designer Bags
Solar-Powered Designer Bags
Creators Come Together for The Elle Portable Light Project
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Fire Hose Fashions
Fire Hose Fashions
Fashion Label ISSI Creates Sustainable Purses and Wallets from Old Fire Hoses
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Fire Hose Accessories
Fire Hose Accessories
British Company is Upcycling Fire Hoses for a Fashionable Effect
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Film-Loving Eco Purses
Film-Loving Eco Purses
Modulab Econdiseño Upcycles Movie Film Into Handbags
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Solar Panel Handbags
Solar Panel Handbags
Solar by C'N'C Costume
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Fantastic Frugal Fashions
Fantastic Frugal Fashions
The Ilvy Jacobs Paper Bag Collection Combines Different Mediums
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Recycled Fusion Totes
Recycled Fusion Totes
The Urban Junket Convertible Tote is Three Bags in One
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Sawed-Off Log Handbags
Sawed-Off Log Handbags
This Birch Bark Purse is a Treemendous Reuse of Resources
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Convertible Hand Bag Trolley
Convertible Hand Bag Trolley
Urban Troll by Gilli Kuchik
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Reuseable Chic Purses
Reuseable Chic Purses
The Baggu Duck Bag is Great for Shopping and Going Out
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Recycled Billboard Bags
Recycled Billboard Bags
Eco-Friendly Purses Made From City Advertisement
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Sun-Powered Purses
Sun-Powered Purses
The Diffus Solar Handbag Fuses Fashion and Pragmatism
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Clever Cork Cases
Clever Cork Cases
Sustainable Envelopes Reinforced With Recycled Billboard Liners
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Satchels Made of Sails
Satchels Made of Sails
360 Degree Sailcloth Bags Make Seaworthy Accessories
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Compact Eco-Friendly Purses
Compact Eco-Friendly Purses
The July Nine Reusable Bag Conveniently Rolls Up into Itself
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Popped Bottle Purses
Popped Bottle Purses
Bottletop Handbags Use Recycled Soda Lids to Create Swanky Goods
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Chic Recyclable Luggage
Chic Recyclable Luggage
Papier Bags by Saskia Diez Looked Like Crumped Paper
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Recycled Drink Pouches as Handbags
Recycled Drink Pouches as Handbags
Juicybags
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Plastic Purses
Plastic Purses
The Plastic Bag Makes a Comeback for Spring 2009
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Wooden Handbags
Wooden Handbags
Wood You Carry One of These?
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Teen Makes Bags Out of Juice Boxes
Teen Makes Bags Out of Juice Boxes
Trash E-Fashions
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Solar Powered Purse
Solar Powered Purse
Solar Panels on Clothing and Accessories?
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Repurposed Tech Purses
Repurposed Tech Purses
The Recycled Floppy Disk Bag is Retro-Fab
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Recycled Purse Pouches
Recycled Purse Pouches
Cute Handmade Purses for Little Girls
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Planter Handbags
Planter Handbags
The 'Vagabond' by Woolly Pockets is a Portable Garden Fashion Accessory
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Vegan Handbags
Vegan Handbags
Sustainable Sparrow Handbags Are Made of Cotton and Hemp
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Sustainable Wooden Handbags
Sustainable Wooden Handbags
The Wooden Purses by EMBAWO are Stylish and Ecologically Responsible
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Earth-Friendly Eco Purses
Earth-Friendly Eco Purses
FreeBird Makes Looking Good & Feeling Good Simple
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Stylish Upcycled Purses
Stylish Upcycled Purses
Sheila Odessey Makes Eco Handbags from Recycled Plastic Bags
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Trash Handbags
Trash Handbags
'Reclaimed Wreckage' Creates Fashion Out of Grocery Bags and Recyclables
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Hand-Printed Hemp Handbags
Hand-Printed Hemp Handbags
Sir Tom Clutches are Durable but Low-Impact Accesories
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Retro Magazine Purses
Retro Magazine Purses
Momaboma's Paper Vintage Bags
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Recycled Tin Can Fashion
Recycled Tin Can Fashion
Ecoist Handbags Made of Pull Tabs
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Curved Wooden Clutches
Curved Wooden Clutches
Supplii Toolbox Purses
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Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Recycled Airplane Seat Purses
Worn Again Virgin Bags
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Upcycled Vintage Bags
Upcycled Vintage Bags
Peg And Awl Reuses Old Leathers And Reclaimed Wood To Make Their Products
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Upcycled Inner Tubes
Upcycled Inner Tubes
Ilanit Neutra Uses Discarded Car Tires to Create Eco Accessories
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Reconstructed Messenger Bags
Reconstructed Messenger Bags
Accessories from Catfluff are Made With Vintage Army Surplus
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Mixed Source Handbags
Mixed Source Handbags
Woven Vinyl, Burlap & Leather Bags by Jo
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Recycled Messenger Rucksacks
Recycled Messenger Rucksacks
Jessica Park Turns 100-Year-Old Mailbags into Awesome Accessories
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Recycled Luxury Leather Bags
Recycled Luxury Leather Bags
Cast-Offs Upcycled and Repurposed by B.C. Artisan
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Recycled Leather Bags
Recycled Leather Bags
ReMade USA Makes Pretty Purses Out of Old Fabrics
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Handbags From Recycled Car Parts
Handbags From Recycled Car Parts
Harvey Seatbelt Bags
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Geometric Wooden Clutches
Geometric Wooden Clutches
Tesler + Mendelovitch Brings Wood into Glamourous Fashion Pieces
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Eco-Friendly Satchels
Eco-Friendly Satchels
Save the Environment With the Peace4You Messenger Bag
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Propitious Burlap Bags
Propitious Burlap Bags
These Super Earth Goods Purses are a Hybrid of Practicalty and Style
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Repurposed Bottle Top Totes
Repurposed Bottle Top Totes
HádeHaver Plastic Lid Bags are Made from Recycled Plastic Bottle
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