Waterproof laptop backpack from recycled truck tarpaulin - London
- Brand: MoreThanHip-truck-tarpaulin
- Sustainability: handicraft, recycled/upcycled, vegan
- Colour: blue, yellow
- Material: other (see description), recycled truck tarp, recycled bike inner tube
- Dimensions: 38 x 29 x 13 cm
- Delivery: directly from stock
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Unique backpack of recycled truck tarpaulin with 15.6"laptop sleeve
The London from our truck tarp collection is an ideal backpack for work or study, especially for those who go by bike.. Besides that he looks cool, is very handy and has various subjects, including a laptop compartment.
Moreover, it is super strong, waterproof and easy to clean. Made from recycled materials, so you're also doing a great job with such a unique truck tarp bag!
• Material: recycled truck tarpaulin and airbags
• Dimensions: 38 x 29 x 13 cm (fits A4)
• Adjustable carrying straps from 50 to 85 cm
• Closes with waterproof zipper
• Zipper pocket on the outside
• Inside: zip pocket, pouch and laptop compartment of 28 x 36 cm
• Each piece is unique; vintage look & feel
• Handmade in Europe
The London has a sturdy, robust design and offers a lot of space. Everything you use every day fits into it. As a result, this strong backpack lends itself perfectly as work and study bag.
Inside you can carry books and writing pads, but also a bread bin and bottle of water. There is a spacious zipper pocket for wallets and keys, as well as an open compartment for your phone, for example.
Ideal is the laptop compartment where you can carry laptops up to 28 x 36 cm. A recent 15.6 "fits well.
The London is guaranteed sustainable. All the material used for this bag are recycled. The exterior is made of truck tarp, where you can clearly see that it has been used before. That gives these bags their unique look & feel.
The inside is fully lined with airbag fabric, super strong and easy to clean. The feet under the bag are made of bicycle tire. For the bands of the bag, the bicycle inner tube was used. And then the strong and adjustable shoulder strap of recycled seat belt. 100% recycling. Well, slightly less than, because the zippers are new. We love it.
From truck tarpaulin to bag: 100% sustainable & recycling
This MoreThanHip collection is made from used truck tarpaulin, which are discarded after many years of service on the road. These tarpaulin sails are usually too good for the landfill or incinerator and are ideal for a second life as a designer bag.
Sturdy and unique
You can often clearly see that the tarpaulin has been used and that gives the bags its sturdy look. Because the bags are made from recycled truck tarpaulin, none of these bags is exactly the same.
When designing the bags of truck tarpaulins, both the robustness of the construction, the ease of use and an attractive appearance stand central. For example, there is a lot of attention for the use of colour: the application of both visual features and colour accents.
Upcycling in optima forma
For this collection we work together with a studio where discarded sails are transformed into new bags. This is mainly traditional handicraft.
First the material is cleaned. Followed by the selection of the pieces that are most fun on the front of the bag. The next step is to cut the banners to size using patterns. Ultimately the bag itself is put together.
Other recycled materials are also used in these bags. For instance, the shoulder straps are used seat belts. In some models, bicycle inner tubes are also used to strip edges and air bags for the lining of bags.
Splashproof and wear-resistant
In addition to the rugged appearance, truck tarpaulin is also very practical material. It is waterproof, so that the bags can’t be soaked with rain or splashing water. And it is very strong and not very sensitive to wear. So you have a long time to enjoy.