These Sturdy Bags Are Made From Recycled Airplane Seats
When it comes to recycling discarded airplane scraps, British design workshop Fallen Furniture leaves no stone—or seat—unturned. They’re known for their line of re-purposed home furnishings, made from plane exhaust parts, emergency exit doors, and even Boeing 737 jet engines. Now, Gizmodo reports, the aeronautical upcycling studio has launched a new venture called Plane that creates bags made from airplane seat upholstery.
Fallen Furniture launched a Kickstarter to fund the project, and as of July 12, they had already raised more than half of their $25,000 goal. Their products—including a duffel bag, messenger bag briefcase, and backpack, as well as smartphone and tablet sleeves—are available for pre-order online, and start at around $38. Each item is stamped with how many miles the material traveled, and which countries they passed through. A word to the wise: They’re already going fast, so don’t be surprised if you have to wait until Plane is fully funded to purchase your own recycled tote.
All photos courtesy of Plane Industries.
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