Jute is a naturally biodegradable grass that is also used to make natural carpets, and provides a huge source of income in India and Bangladesh. Here are some nice bags that will last a long time, biodegrade at end of use, and provide essential income to developing countries. None have leather trim.
This personalised jute shopper is for those who prefer a full name. The bag has long handles and a black base, perfect for stylish shopping trips. Printed and designed to order in a small studio in the Welsh hills of Monmouthshire.
This large jute shopper is ideal for market trips or the beach. It has cotton handles and your choice of initials. The initials are embroidered in the centre of the bag, in your choice of thread colour and font.
This cotton jute shopper bag is beautifully coloured, made from cotton and jute rags, to avoid them going to landfill. Ideal for daily essentials, it features colourful stripes to bring waste to vibrant life.
Ethical Jute Bags from India
This company makes artisan bags handmade in India, by people who get proper working conditions and pay. All made with materials, this handmade jute clutch bag is timeless and perfecct to wear with a summer dress, or team with casual jeans. Or just use as a pouch to store your belongings.
This jute & wood handle crossover bag is a stylish tote. Handmade and compostable at end of life, the versatile crafted bag is great for a casual look, lazy days on the beach or an evening out.
This rolled paper raffia rucksack is made with raffia, the natural material you likely used at school to make handmade woven baskets. This sustainable rucksack is stylish to wear with many outfits year-round. It has a cotton lining with internal compartment, to hold devices in plastic. It is plastic-free and can be recycled at end of use.