Fellow New Englandas Ashley and Kimberly Ulmer are adding a fresh twist on the reusable bag initiative. By combining community created enviro-conscious art on the bags, they are not only providing an eco-friendly alternative to disposable bags but they are making it fun and helping spread the message.
Unlike many of the reusable bags available today, Green Eyed Monster bags are made from 100% post-consumer recycled material (a mix of recycled cotton and plastic bottles).
“GreenEyedMonster uses art for awareness. Our eco-driven competitions focus on different environmental issues and a portion of sales are donated to the environmental groups working to correct the same issues displayed on our bags.”
If you consider yourself and artist, then join Green Eyed Monster in spreading the word. By submitting your artwork you have the chance of winning $500 and having your art plastered on shopping bags everywhere. The last contest, themed “Live Enviably and you can see the winners above and below…
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