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Recycled bags made from used materials

Designing unique bags from your own materials

There is nothing more authentic than a promotional bag made from your own material. Provide us with used or new materials such as tarpaulin, sails, advertising banners, carpets, jute bags, curtains, cushions, clothing, production materials, your own fastenings, straps and much more. The first step is for our team to examine whether it is suitable for making a recycled bag. Your used material can be used to produce either the entire body of the bag or parts, such as the flap or unusual decorative details.  Whatever you choose, as long as it is suitable, we can process it into your individual promotional bag.

From the modular bag series or as a custom production

What do you want your recycled bag made from your material to look like? Be inspired by our huge selection of promotional bags. You are welcome to use the shapes and functions from our modular bag series for your bag made from recycled materials. Needless to say, we can also create a completely new custom product for you that is individual in every way – from its cut to its features. We will be happy to advise you on the options we can offer for your unique recycled bag.

On the left you will see examples of recycled bags that we have produced for customers from unusual materials in the past. After all, almost anything that can be sewn can be made into a bag!

1 // Bags made of denim

It would not be fair to simply call this bag a jeans bag, because it shows everything that is possible in terms of material, finishing and decoration. Let's start with the material of this recycled bag: we use real denim from our customers' stocks. Or at least for half of the bag. The other half is embellished with a full-scale digital print on tarpaulin. Cool contrasting seams with fringing separate the real jeans from the printed ones. An embroidered logo, a motif as a digital printed label and a woven label gives the denim bag everything a customisation needs: personality.

2 // Bags made of upholstery material

Whether it is the bright orange pads on the canteen chairs from the 70s or the rustic curtains in the manager's office: things that have gone out of fashion in furnishings can be very current as a bag. They can keep memories of lunchtimes, exciting business negotiations or just a special moment alive, without keeping hold of unmanageable interiors. That is recycling in the nicest sense of the word.

3 // Bags made of coffee sacks

It has already sailed the world's oceans, been loaded in ports and stacked in warehouses. But it is still not going into retirement: the old jute sack is bound to continue its journeys as a chic flap on a courier bag.
Excellent idea for a recycled bag! Promotional Gift Award 2006 for the HanseBag

4 // Bags made of artificial turf

Do you want to give the fans a little piece of the stadium in celebration of a championship win? Artificial turf makes it possible. By the way, this recycled bag has developed into a favourite piece for many sports clubs in various versions.

5 // Bags made of airbags

Bags made from real airbag material – and in an authentic design that takes up the original purpose. HALFAR® has imitated the special seams of the airbag sack to achieve the design. The very light, soft material is a real challenge but it still has a certain stability thanks to the clever cut and finish. Due to the success of these recycled bags, a complete range of the AirBag was created with a beach bag, shopper and even a little pencil case.

Peter Leseberg, Marketing Manager at HALFAR®, reveals how the airbag idea came about, which demands are placed on the production of such recycled bags and why they are particularly successful brand messengers in this interview.

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