Revved Up Buckle Bag
Revved Up Buckle Bag

Revved Up Buckle Bag

$30.40 Regular price $38.00

This durable shoulder bag is made from reclaimed inner-tubes with an adjustable nylon strap for comfortable cross-body wear.

  • Durable rubber exterior
  • Fused fabric interior
  • Buckle flap closure
  • Open interior
  • Interior 7"x5" rubber pocket
  • Adjustable 1"-wide nylon strap
  • Vegan friendly
  • Supports recycling and clean-up efforts
  • Each one with unique markings and texture (Please allow for slight variations in color and texture of this handmade, recycled product.)

Dimensions: 8" height x 9" width x 3" depth, 45" maximum strap length

Your purchase directly supports the Alabi Recycling co-op.

Located in Santa Ana less than an hour from the capital, Alabi Recycling works with found scrap materials. Mario Alabi and his crew craft our popular inner-tube belts, wallets, and bags. The inner-tubes are found tossed aside in abundance, the by-product of El Salvador’s common "taxi" trucks that navigate the very rough mountain roads and whose inner-tubes need regular patching -- until they can’t be patched. Mario drives around in his motorcycle with sidecar and gathers them up, bringing them back to his workshop: an industrial washing machine and sewing machines. Once working solo, he now employs a small crew to convert the found rubber scrap into functional and durable accessories. This project both helps the environment and provides jobs in the community.