You probably know about the health and environmental benefits of organic food. Why stop there? Opting for organic cotton string shopping bags is a double boost for the environment. Organic growing methods support biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, improve the quality of soil and often use less water.
Proven over generations, the woven netting of string shopping bags makes them compact, lightweight, and able to stretch to hold up to 40 lbs. Great for shopping, the beach or gym. This is a go everywhere, use for everything tote that will never go out of style especially in organic cotton.
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Dimensions Strap length of long handled bag is 28" from one end to the other. This makes it 14" when doubled and put over the shoulder. Fit up to 5 in one of our StuffSacks for neat storage and transportation!
Care Instructions Machine wash cold, drip dry
Country of Origin Responsibly made in China
Interesting Fact Conventional cotton growing is responsible for the use over 25% of the world's insecticides, and more than 10% of the pesticides, herbicides, and defoliants. Ouch. Click here to learn more.
Comments about Product:I like the short handles as the long can hit the ground when carrying big loads in hands. Regularly carry 6 1.5L wines in one bag and amaze the checkers/baggers. Easy to stuff in a pocket and hold a large amount. The checkers all ask me if I forget to bring them in the store.
Comments about Product:I've used this sort of string bag for a couple decades, having worn out two generations of them and starting, now, on the third. I like these bags even better than the kind that are sold at grocery stores because (a) they're cotton, not plastic, (b) they can be folded, rolled, or simply wadded into whatever shape fits my pocket, bicycle pannier, or wherever I'm carrying it on my way to the store, and (c) the things will expand to carry an astonishingly large volume of goods. What's not to like?
Comments about Product:I'm really enjoying my string bag. I use it for larger produce (like a dozen ears of corn) or to hold all my reusable bags full of produce. The design of the bag allows even my 2.5yr old to carry it.
Comments about Product:This is great for produce at a market. It expands like crazy to fit a huge amount of items. I've fit... three grape fruits, three avocados, 2 cucumbers, 3 zucchinis, a couple peaches and e kiwis and still had room! great bag!
Comments about Product:I have always purchsed long-handled mesh bags in the past. I continue those purchases because of my high satisfaction with your product. I decided to experiment with purchasing short handled bags this last time. I will not do so again in the future because, for my purposes, the short handled bags are much too short.
Comments about Product:I've always liked the string bags we hadnwhen I was a kid. These are just as nice. They're small for keeping handy and expand to hold quite a bit. Easy to wash and reuse. I think people dont think about how nasty those reusable plastic bags they get from the grocery stores get! These just wash up nice &easy and clean! Good for shopping and for toting the kids' toys around.
Comments about Product:These bags are great! I especially like using them for large produce items such as sweet potatoes. I actually store the potatoes in the pantry in these bags, then when empty, simply take them grocery shopping to refill.
Comments about Product:I absolutely love these bags. I recently purchased 2 of these and two canvas totes. The string bags hold much more than I anticipated and are perfect to keep with you everyday for impromptu shopping trips. The long handles are a great length to sling over your shoulder. Love them!!
Comments about Product:We love these bags and really really love this size with the longer handle. We have had our other bags for over two years use them all the time and still like new. grocers lvoe them also.
Comments about Product:This is my favourite kind of reusable bag. You can pack so much or so little in each one. They are compact, so you can easily throw them into your purse. Would love to buy more in different colours!
Comments about Product:I *love* my string shopping bags! I have two of the long-handled ones and six of the short-handled variety. They live in my truck so that I'm always prepared for any grocery run, large or small. I almost always get a comment from someone about them, too - I've even thought of making up little cards to give out telling people where to find them. :-)
Comments about Product:I bought five of these bags. They hold so much or so little. There's only one thing wrong with them. They are so handy that everyone in the house "borrows" one and I have to watch them like a hawk.
Comments about Product:I purchased the natural colored bag with short handles and tossed it in my car. I made a trip to Whole Foods to pick up 2 or 3 things, so I grabbed this bag and stuffed it into my purse. I ended up buying 10 or 12 items, including a bottle of wine, and I fit everything I purchased comfortably in this 1 bag! I was completely amazed and thought, "I need more of these!"
Comments about Product:I was very impressed with the quality of the string bags I ordered. Even the little string on the tag was a good quality cotton string instead of plastic. It's uplifting to know someone is producing goods of this quality.
Comments about Product:Excellent. I had ordered a couple a while back and loved them so much I came back to order more. They are so durable and amazingly expandable. They are just great and can't think of one negative thing to say about them.
5.0 I've had these bags for at least 2 years now and t
Comments about Product:I've had these bags for at least 2 years now and they're fantastic! They really do hold any- and everything you can put in them, the only limit is how much can you carry back to the bus! The only thing I would say is that I wish I'd gotten the black ones, something (I think it was ice cream) leaked all over the bottom of one of mine so it has a visible stain. Other than that they're great!
5.0 I read all the reviews and thought YAY wonderful
Comments about Product:I read all the reviews and thought YAY wonderful... yet another site with generic reviews and none of them were believable or helpful. I bought the bags anyway because they were inexpensive. They are the best most awesome wonderful bags i have ever used. Many reviews said they are great for produce but seriously they are great for all your groceries!! They hold a ton! i usually do 2 weeks shopping at a time and with 2 kids and 3 adults that is at least a full cart and i use 3 of these mesh bags and 1 of those bags that fold into it's own built in pouch (for soda) and i have no problem fitting everything. These bags are wonderful!!
Comments about Product:These bags are just outstanding. I've had some for at least 10 years and they never wear out!! And, they take up less room than many other bags, so I give them my highest rating!
5.0 These bags are sturdy, and expand to a very impres
Comments about Product:These bags are sturdy, and expand to a very impressive size. I've bought extras so I can be sure to always have some in either car I'm driving that day. The simple design and very expansive capacity make them ideal for grocery shopping, and also handy to pack a few snacks to take along in the car. A perfect replacement for all those plastic bags from the store!
Comments about Product:I love this bag! I bought four and gave two as a gift. I always carry one with me in my purse. So far, I've used it to haul groceries home. I love that it is expandable (you cannot believe the stuff it carries!) I bought the long handles so I can carry everything around my shoulder and walk comfortably. I have not heard back from my two friends yet but I do hope they like their bag as much as I do mine.
Comments about Product:I love these bags! I live in the Washington DC metro area and do not have a car so I need bags to use for more than just grocery shopping. The style of the bag looks great and does not seem to be wearing at all. Although I have not filled mine with 40 pounds of anything yet, they do stretch to hold all that I can carry. I highly recommend these bags (so much I purchased some for family and friends!
5.0 I have been using these bags for years but this is
Comments about Product:I have been using these bags for years but this is the first time I have had the short handles and I am completely impressed. I bought 5 bags and they are enough to handle a grocery trip for my family of 3. They hold a lot! I also have 1 insulated bag for cold items in the summer. These bags are strong and durable in fact I am now using my old long handled ones for the laundromat. EXCELLENT product!!!
Comments about Product:I am absolutely thrilled with my string bags. My mother had one that she used all of the time for taking all kinds of things here and there, especially to church. They are great to carry casseroles and such to church dinners. They are fantstic when used as a shopping bag also. I inherited my mom's and used it all the time as well. I sent it to a neighbor's house with a few things inside and it was misplaced. I am happy again as I now have two new bags! They are strong, durable, hold quite a bit of weight and are worth every penny, not to mention how great reusable bags are for our environment! I don't want to ever be without mine again! Thanks many times over!
5.0 The string bags are excellent and save bundles of
Comments about Product:The string bags are excellent and save bundles of plastic bag use. Every one should use them. I started using them in Europe . They last for years. They are compact and convenient.Yours are of very high quality. Thomas G. Potterfield, M.D.
Comments about Product:what an excellent product!!! i bought 2 string bags and keep one in each car....they are so strong and can hold SO MUCH!!!...and people have commented on how nice they are...i highly recommend this bag......sandra
5.0 In Europe string bags are popular, and it is easy
Comments about Product:In Europe string bags are popular, and it is easy to see why: one can put in a little or a lot and they size to the contents, plus they are soft and easy to stuff in a briefcase, backpack, purse or pocket without worrying about folding. This is will be a wellmade, longlasting gift.
5.0 I purchased the string bags as Christmas gifts for
Comments about Product:I purchased the string bags as Christmas gifts for my niece. This was my first purchase and won't be my last. The quality is excellent and the size perfect for the market. Now I have to purchase the same for her sister who was quite envious.
5.0 I bring this where I go and to be honest, it hangs
Comments about Product:I bring this where I go and to be honest, it hangs a little low, anything you put in it will pull it down but I have the large string bag. I would probably get the shorter string for normal shopping next time. I'm really surprised that it holds that much and I love it! If you don't like the canvas bags this is the one for you.
5.0 I ordered both a short handle and a long handle co
Comments about Product:I ordered both a short handle and a long handle cotton string bag. I much prefer the short handle because when full, the long handle bag does not fit comfortably over my shoulder. The bags collapse down to almost nothing. They are also great for carrying books from the library.
5.0 I haven't had a chance yet to use the bag a lot, b
Comments about Product:I haven't had a chance yet to use the bag a lot, but so far it seems to be quite durable, expands nicely, and "folds" up to a size I can tuck into a pocket or just leave on the seat of the car. I ordered both the short- and long-handled versions and preferred the short-handled version; so I gave the other one away for a Christmas present! (I can see where the long-handled one could be useful by tying the handles together, and of course, it goes over a shoulder easily.) I appreciated receiving the nylon foldaway bag with my order; it, too, lives in the car. I think the small size of both these bags makes them most useful. Grocery stores here are selling the square-shaped things with long handles, but they take up too much room although they hold a lot. BTW, I've encouraged the owner of my favorite coffee shop to explore the possibility of selling these bags so customers don't have to use a plastic bag. I hope he will be in touch with you soon. Thanks, Ann Dettwiler
Comments about Product:I love these bags. I originally purchased the long handled ones, but was given a short handle one and like it better. Both kinds have an unlimited amount of space inside to put purchases. Store clerks are always commenting. I like to fill them as much as possible, so when I get home I have to make less trips into the house with the groceries. I always end up tying the long handled bags shut to shorten handles. So, I have purchased two additional short handled bags.
Comments about Product:Just recieved my bags and I LOVE THEM! I bought myself 2 and one for a a gift. This is perfect for produce when I go shopping. Lets the produce breath and not get squished. Plus I can wash them whenever I need. I prefer the long handle so I can tie them shut. Great gift item!
5.0 My original purchase was for the combination of th
Comments about Product:My original purchase was for the combination of three long handle and two short handle bags. This order was for the short handle variety, which I prefer, essentially to replace those with the longer handles. So I would suggest that you modify your combo offer so the buyer has a choice of all short handles, all long handles or the original mix of short and long handles. I use the bags exclusively at the grocery store and they do work great. Plus my grocery store gives a $.05 credit for each bag!
Comments about Product:I love these bags--I have four. I get such a kick out of the bag boys. They seem afraid they're going to break them as I keep saying, "It'll take more," and the bags just keep expanding! Great product!
Comments about Product:These string bags holds a lot of groceries. sometimes maybe too much when the store load them in (2 whole chickens in same bag and other things.) so it sort of look funny when I haul them out of the store. But they hold very well, flexible, lightweight and the clerks all comment on how well they hold. and the fact I don't have to put any plastic bags away when I get home is great! maybe could add a set of shorter handles so it's easier to grab them off the checkout counter. well worth the money.
Comments about Product:I LOVE these bags. I can fit all of my groceries in three of the cotton string bags when I would normally need 6 or 7 plastic bags. Amazing! They are durable, easy to tote and store.
Comments about Product:I LOVE these bags. I ordered three of them. Shen I would usually need 6 or 7 plastic bags to fit my groceries in, I can fit ALL of my groceries in three of these expandable cotton string bags. They are so easy to tote around, too! I will NEVER go bad to using paper or plastic bags. These cotton bags are the only way to go :-)
5.0 The bags arrived quickly and are very well-made
Comments about Product:The bags arrived quickly and are very well-made. I'm pleased with the product and I've posted on my office door the tags that came from each bag so that people who comment on them may take a tag and purchase bags for themselves.
5.0 I first discovered string bags when living in Germ
Comments about Product:I first discovered string bags when living in Germany in the 70's. I used them until they literally fell apart and devastated that I couldn't find replacements. Yippee for your company. You took a great product and made it better by elongating the handles. Your bags are on my Christmas shopping list. Thanks
5.0 Now that fall is here I've been using my string ba
Comments about Product:Now that fall is here I've been using my string bags when I pick up pears. You can hang them on a limb or put across your shoulder.These wonderful bags are like a third hand. Thank you
5.0 I used these bags at the grocery store recently an
Comments about Product:I used these bags at the grocery store recently and I loved them! They're much more attractive than the black nylon bags I was using that fold into compact pouches. When I was done with them, I put them back in the trunk of my car with the rest of my reusable bags and they hardly take up any space at all. They'll be perfect to take to Farmer's Market.
Comments about Product:The cotton string bags are great. They hold a lot and are very strong. I have the one with long handles which make it easy to carry heavy items over my shoulder. They are easy to clean and use.
Comments about Product:Love them, use them every time I go shopping. Glad I got the short handles; I have other bags with long handles, and I prefer the short. Love the organic cotton, and the price was right (got them on sale)! Also, they take up very little space in my car/purse when I go shopping. And washable, if they get dirty...altogether great!
5.0 The string bags were exactly what I thought they w
Comments about Product:The string bags were exactly what I thought they were going to be: strong, sturdy, well-made. I use them all the time when I do my shopping and others have asked me where I got them.
5.0 My first set of cotton string shopping bags are ne
Comments about Product:My first set of cotton string shopping bags are nearly twenty years old. I needed a second set of seven bags for my husband to keep in his car for when we went shopping separately. I was very happy to find your product available at such an affordable price! The new set is just as strong and well made as the first. People in the grocery stores are amazed at how much they can carry too! Thanks for helping me get greener painlessly! Barbara B. NJ
5.0 Awesome bags, everywhere I take them people ask wh
Comments about Product:Awesome bags, everywhere I take them people ask where I got them. They hold more then I really thought they could and my kids use them as well! I will be ordering more this week.
Comments about Product:i pink, puffy heart this bag. it's super soft and super expandable, especially great for produce. but i've used it for everything. it's sturdy, affordable, and makes mama earth happy.
Comments about Product:the bags are amazing! I get all sorts of POSITIVE feedback when I whip them out....even the Bag-People at my supermarket rave about them. They are sturdy, expand an amazing amount and hold a good bit of weight.
Comments about Product:I am very pleased with the bags. I was impressed with the amount and weight of groceries it holds. I was also impressed with my local grocery store, they will discount your groceries 0.05 cents for every reusable bag you bring in. The purchase was definatly worth it. Thank you
5.0 I have been looking for these for a very long time
Comments about Product:I have been looking for these for a very long time. Clean, s-t-r-o-n-g, cotton, lightweight, stretchy, organic, and they even SMELL GOOD naturally... the best produce bags I can think of. Perfect for picking up things from the farmer's market, grocery store, back forty, you name it. I actually can't think of much this bag won't be useful for other than carrying dried beans or marbles...
5.0 i purchased the organic cotten string bags,natural
Comments about Product:i purchased the organic cotten string bags,natural and i must say i do love them.i do alot of walking and the long handle ties on my stroller handle without any problems.we also pack picnic lunches in them and tie them on our stroller also.these bags are working great for me.
5.0 I purchased identical bags over 15 years ago, and
Comments about Product:I purchased identical bags over 15 years ago, and I am still using those! Net bags are not as durable as cloth bags, but net bags are much more compressible. Net bags are much more durable than some of the bags that compress into ultra small pouches. I cram a few net bags under the driver seats of may cars and I keep a few at work for trips to the farmers' markets. I'll aways keep cloth bags on hand too, but if I could have only one type, I would choose the net bags.
5.0 I finally got fed up with my cupboard full of plas
Comments about Product:I finally got fed up with my cupboard full of plastic bags and I am so glad I did. I bought two of the short handled cotton string grocery bags and I love them. Not only are they simple, but they're very roomy, durable, and easy to stuff into a bag or purse. If I purchase more bags though I am going to buy the long handled bags, they are easier to sling over the shoulder.Also watch out for small items because they can slip through. This is one purchase you don't have to feel guilty about.
4.0 Bags are great except for heavy, sharp-cornered th
Comments about Product:Bags are great except for heavy, sharp-cornered things like detergent boxes and milk cartons. Use solid bags for those. The bags are strong and stretch a lot so you can fit a lot in them. I don't care for the long handles, though -- they get in the way when I am trying to fill up the bags.
Comments about Product:Very well-made bag. I purchased 5 to use with the hemp Compact StuffSacks, which makes them very portable and easy to bring along to the grocery store, etc. The bags EXPAND to easily accomodate a large volume and are strong enough so you can really fill them up. Wonderful product!!!
Comments about Product:Love these bags! I ordered 5 of them several months ago, and loved them so much I had to come back for more. The only things I've ever had a problem bagging in them are boxed goods, the corners sometimes get hung up on the mesh, but still manageable. The smooth sided bags work much better for things with sharp corners.
5.0 I ordered the cotton string bag with the long hand
Comments about Product:I ordered the cotton string bag with the long handles...it is a fabulous product...it holds so many items, is well constructed and is easy to carry when placed over the shoulder....I make sure I always have it with me when i go shopping and i feel good about not using those plastic bags from the store!! I highly recommend this shopping bag....
3.0 I love this product, but don't think that I would
Comments about Product:I love this product, but don't think that I would purchase it again. While I am thrilled that it was made using organic cotton and fair wages, I am disheartened to purchase something not made in the USA.
5.0 These bags just grow to accommodate whatever I nee
Comments about Product:These bags just grow to accommodate whatever I need. And, with the long handles, I can double tie them and still have plenty of room to slip them over my arm to carry. I carry one with me at all times now, so I never have to use a plastic bag anywhere. They even work for fragile items like the scrapbooking paper I bought recently. I'm glad I bought several, because I was then able to give a couple to my daughter-in-law in hopes she'll continue the reusable bag trend.
5.0 i use this bag for everything from the grocery sto
Comments about Product:i use this bag for everything from the grocery store (for my fruits and veggies) to carrying toys for my sons. It really is a versatile little bag, and it is so easy to keep clean. just swish it around in soapy water, rinse, and hang up for about 2 hours. I love it!!!
5.0 This bag seems at first to be less substantial tha
Comments about Product:This bag seems at first to be less substantial than the large, solid cotton/hemp bag. It certainly is lighter in weight. I use it for carrying fruits and vegetables, and use my cotton/hemp bags for the other groceries. It's ideal for these kinds of items.
4.0 I've had the cotton string bags for about 3 weeks
Comments about Product:I've had the cotton string bags for about 3 weeks now. They arrived very promptly and 5 fit great into the stuff sack. I've used them at a few differnt grocery stores locally and received strange looks, but we're a little behind the "green" movement here! They work wonderfully and are very strong! I'm a little concerend though that repeated use with heavy items such as canned goods, the bags will stretch too much. Other than that, for the price, they are very economical and hold a ton of groceries!
5.0 I just LOVE the reusable bags I ordered from you n
Comments about Product:I just LOVE the reusable bags I ordered from you not long ago. I ordered about 10, including the hemp and colored ones which are my favories. I took them to the store and they packed $50.00 worth of groceries in just 2 (two) bags! Amazing! and they gave me a small discount for bringing my own bags. I gave two to my daughter-in-law and told her how handy they are. NO more piling up of plastic bags to have to recycle!!
5.0 I'm still training myself to use my reusable strin
Comments about Product:I'm still training myself to use my reusable string bags for many other shopping trips besides than grocery shopping. I never quite thought as much about this before I purchased these bags and become aware of just how useful they are. Doris N. Schiavo
Comments about Product:I love the organic cotton string bags!! I live in a small town where reusable bags have not quite caught on yet, but everytime I take them into the store someone stops me to ask where I got them. I bought two each for my daughters, and they are already asking for more. Thank you for a great product.
Comments about Product:I love using my new bags! I bought set of 5, and it's enough for all my groceries from my weekly shopping, when before I needed 9-10 paper/plastic bags. They look small, but they stretch and are very durable, that makes it easier to bring them along when going shopping.
Comments about Product:These bags are great for groceries. They bunch up quite small so I'm able to keep them in a bag/large purse with me when I am in the store. They are also great to keep in the car for the spontaneous shopping excursion.
5.0 Received my string bags in a timely fashion -- tha
Comments about Product:Received my string bags in a timely fashion -- thanks. They are great and take up almost no room in storage. Even the check out clerks at the grocery store are impressed with how much they hold. I tell them the website in a voice that carries to at least a couple of people behind me in the line. I also carry one in my purse for times when I stop at a department store. They would like for me to use the plastics that have their logo, but I smile and "just say 'No - thanks'".
5.0 I used to have string bags like these that I used
Comments about Product:I used to have string bags like these that I used to death for almost 10 years. I was thrilled to find this Web site and not only ordered 4 for myself but 50 more and gave them to my staff, siblings(7!) and others. For some reason, some seem reluctant to use but I figure gradually ,if enough people use them, "critical mass" will come about and it will be socially unacceptable to use wasteful "paper or plastic". Keep up the good work! David Glatthorn North Palm Beach , Fl.
5.0 The natural string bags I bought are attractive an
Comments about Product:The natural string bags I bought are attractive and strong. They expand to hold several packages. I like the way I can tuck one into my purse and carry it around to be opened whenever needed. And the shopkeepers admire them--their looks, their convenience, and of course their savings on plastic and paper.
5.0 My daughter won't let me go into a store, even the
Comments about Product:My daughter won't let me go into a store, even the video store, without at least one of these bags. We are getting used to people's curiosity about these bags. They hold so mush more than a plastic bag and are so much more dependable. We have 8 of these bags now and that might be enough! If not, we know where to go! Happy Holidays! Cynthia Norman
Comments about Product:Soft, Comfortable, Strong & Durable! These bags not only look nice, (even after washing), but they are easy on the hands to carry, no matter how full they are. Must be the 100% Organic cotton! Cashiers & Baggers at the store are always amazed at how much will fit in one bag. They start off putting in just a few things, until I show them how much more it will actually hold. They seem to magically stretch & expand! Probably my favorite bag!
Comments about Product:The bags have been great. I use them at farmer's markets and at the grocer. I have cut plastic bags almost completely out. The nets stretch so I can get much more than I thought I would inside each. I have been recommending them to everyone and will probably buy more myself coming up soon.
Comments about Product:These bags are terrific. The woven string design makes them super-stretch and durable. I was surprised to find that even though they don't look that strong, they easily a whole bag full. They're great for farmers' markets, flea markets, etc.
Comments about Product:I love these bags! They are convenient and stretchy and create a stir wherever I use them. Invariably I am asked about them. Safeway gives me a 3 cent credit for not using their bags. I feel so much better using them rather than the plastic bags in the stores. I keep them in my car in the front seat so I remember to use them when I shop. Just recently I was driving along a freeway and saw litter from dozens and dozens of plastic bags on the side of the road. It looked horrible. I will continue to use them and will probably order more. I definitely recommend the long handles.
Comments about Product:I love my cotton string bag. It holds more than any grocery story plastic bag and the best part is that I can sling it over my shoulder to unlock my car! I stuff it in my purse and it's always handy no matter where I shop.
Comments about Product:I love these bags. I can carry so much more than in a regular plastic bag. I was worried that carrying heavy things would stretch it out, but so far its been great, no problems at all.
5.0 We made quite a hit at our local supermarket with
Comments about Product:We made quite a hit at our local supermarket with our reusable bags; the clerk and the bagboy were impressed and suggested the store ought to sell these! I used to use a similar shopping bag when I lived in Europe; don't know why it took me so long to pick up the habit again here in the states. The idea was "retriggered" when a character in a play I'm directing has to run down to the shops to pick up some things for dinner" and she goes into the kitchen and comes out "with a shopping bag." When we're done using them as props in the play, we'll be using them all the time for our personal shopping.
Comments about Product:Love the string bags! You can fit a ton of groceries in one and I have taken to keeping one in my purse so that I don't have to take bags at other stores. I do recommend the long handled bags instead of the short because when heavy you can just put it over your shoulder and it make it easier to carry.
Comments about Product:I love them! These bags hold ALOT. They are strong and very expandable yet when empty compact enough to fit in your palm so it's easy to leave them in the glove compartment and have them readily available. When I used them it prompted another customer to take my cart back with her since "I was doing my part", she felt inspired.
Comments about Product:I love these bags. They are well constructed and hold plenty of groceries. The straps are the right length to hang over the shoulder. Plus I feel so good about not using plastic!
Comments about Product:So far I have loved using the bags. They seem to expand to fit whatever groceries you are putting in them. I chose the version with the shorter handles, and so far haven't had any problems carrying them. The stores when I shop seem to be very open to me bringing my own bags -- Trader Joe's even allows you to enter a monthly raffle if you bring your own bag! I think the bags are a good value and good for the environment.
Comments about Product:I love the cotton string grocery bags! I had slacked and always wanted to take them to the grocery store and now i don't know how i ever lived without them. Not only are they the environmentally conscious thing to do, but they hold a TON of food and much easier to carry than a million plastic bags. The long shoulder straps are key. I can carry 2 long shoulders and 4 short handles in one trip without having to make a second trip down to the car. I got a little nervous the first time the checker placed beer and other bottles in the same bag, but it was NO problem!
Comments about Product:This bag is organic, sensible, and practical. It's small enough to stuff in my purse when I'm out. It's incredibly sound, and has stood up to entire two-weeks' worth of groceries as well as a load of laundry and whatever else I happened to pick up while I was out. I cannot fathom a better execution of the idea of sustainability and practicality.
Comments about Product:I love this bag. It holds a lot more groceries than I thought it would, plus the bag gets noticed a lot and I feel like I'm showing others that it is cool to not use plastic bags. I highly recommend buying a bag or two...or more!
5.0 Many grocers (sackers/baggers) don't really like o
Comments about Product:Many grocers (sackers/baggers) don't really like our string bags, and we suppose it may take awhile to train them. We love them and feel good that we are doing a small part to help the environment. Thanks!
5.0 I started using the bag only last week, so I can't
Comments about Product:I started using the bag only last week, so I can't review about its durability. But so far, I am very pleased with the product. It seems sturdy, stretches well, therefore holds a lot of stuff. I purchased both, the short handle and long handle versions. I think I like the long handle better, since I can get more uses out of it (hang it from my shoulder, tie it so the contents doesn't spill, etc). I purchased only 4 bags, and I need to buy more, at least 4 more, especially when I go and buy one week worth of groceries.
Comments about Product:This was my second order. They are strong, reliable bags. They hold much more than plastic bags that tear. I no longer worry about bags breaking going from car to house. I've been asked by many where to get them. I recommend reusablebags.com to everyone.
Comments about Product:these bags are great. i've already noticed a decrese in the pile of plastic shopping bags under my sink. definitely small enough to throw them in my purse and have on hand for an impromptu shopping trip. can be a little awkward depending on what items you put inside. but can be fixed with a little adjusting.
5.0 With the increasing emphasis on the decline of the
Comments about Product:With the increasing emphasis on the decline of the environment, I was looking for a way to do my part, I found these string bags, the ultimate way to shop anywhere, sure I get looks, but that's good! I sometimes get smiles and questions too. They are stonger than the plastic grocery bags and expand. Not only are landfills sans my contribution of chemical leaching plastics for thousands of years, but the string bag was made eco friendly too, certified organic cotton means it didn't harm the environment to make it, and the workers who made them were paid fair wages/ fair labor and you can cold wash and drip dry when needed (less electricity). A 100% great prodduct that makes you feel good. Thanks Reusable Bags!
Comments about Product:I love my reusable bags! I hate having to recycle those plastic grocery bags and now I don't have to. The reusable bags hold a lot of groceries and the long straps allow me to put one over each shoulder to get a heavy load into the house. I have had interested comments from fellow shoppers.
Comments about Product:These bags are simply wonderful. We take them everywhere, they are so strong and stretch to hold so much, yet they fit in my purse so I always have at least one. They are great for the kids stuff as well. I like the long handles, my kids like the short handles, so it depends on whose carrying. We love them!
Comments about Product:I am very impressed how strong these bags are. When I first used them, I wasn't sure, so I had two large glass bottles of juice bagged in a double brown bag. The handles on the brown bag broke. The next time I had the juice put in the eco bags. I was very impressed. Every time I take them to the store, others have commented on how well these bags work. I am ordering more, because they are worth their weight in gold.
Comments about Product:I love these bags. I had been searching for a bag that could do it all, and these do. They expand to hold a ton of stuff, and they are comfortable to carry. I take them to the grocery store, farmers market, playground, pool, you get the picture. Then, when your not using them, they shrink back down to a size that fits in the palm of your hand. I have only had them a few months, and I use them nearly everyday. The only thing they aren't good for, obviously, are very small things. One other thing, I love the way they look, and I can see exactly what is in each bag.
Comments about Product:This bag is made from soft but strong cotton. I like the look and feel of it. It holds A LOT of stuff and is a great catch-all bag for oddly shaped items. Great value for the price, I'm very happy I bought this bag.
5.0 I love the fact that I can put these bags over my
Comments about Product:I love the fact that I can put these bags over my shoulder to carry them--it makes carrying a lot of groceries so much easier! I also appreciate that they store neatly and compactly. Excellent product. Thank you.
5.0 These came in the mail very quickly and have been
Comments about Product:These came in the mail very quickly and have been fantastic. They hold loads of groceries and its nice to know that I am doing something to help the environment every time I go shopping.
Comments about Product:Love these bags. The hold so much. I bought 4 and use them all the time. I keep one in my purse so always have one handy for unexpect shopping trips. People are always asking where I got them or commenting on how great they are. It feels good to not have plastic bags filling up under my sink. Thanks again for the great bags.
Comments about Product:These bags are just great. I live in a hilly area of San Francisco, and the long straps make it easy to throw them over my shoulder for my walk home from the store. They also stretch to hold quite a few things--I was able to fill two bags with $70 worth of groceries! They look unique, as well, and people often comment on them. I can also ball them up and fit them into my handbag easily, which is very convenient when running multiple errands.
5.0 I have to say I was reluctant to make the switch t
Comments about Product:I have to say I was reluctant to make the switch to the reusable bags, but now that I have I would never go back to the plastic. I keep them in my car and make sure to put them right back in when I am done unpacking the groceries. You can fit a lot of items in the bag, much more that I thought. It is so easy to carry them too with the long handles. Great product & great for the enviornment too!
Comments about Product:I love my new bags! I will never go back to plastic or paper...ever! I use them for everything: the grocery store, clothes shopping, hardware store. Their capacity is huge. They just expand and expand and expand. I also love the buzz they cause. Every time I use them is another opportunity to educate someone about saving nature's resources. People can't help but ask questions about them. Five or these bags easily hold what 12-15 plastic bags use to without concerns of ripping or tearing.
5.0 Only complaint is that the handles (on even the sh
Comments about Product:Only complaint is that the handles (on even the short-handled version) a little long for the under 5 foot group. Bag drags when carried at the side. Other than that - great bags. Work well in conjunction with a nylon work tote to hold "private items" and stuff that would slip through the mesh holes.
3.0 Well so far it is not working for me because I kee
Comments about Product:Well so far it is not working for me because I keep forgetting it in my car. The holes are fairly large so certain items you cannot put in and will still have to use plastic. Other than that it is okay. Thanks, Carina
4.0 I think string bags are great because of their dur
Comments about Product:I think string bags are great because of their durability and flexibility. My only problem with this one is that the handles are too long. You can't really grip it by your hands like a shopping bag or it touches the ground. I'd prefer a string bag with shorter handles. Other than that, I think it's great.
Comments about Product:This is a good product. The bagger at my local store was amazed at how much it would hold. The only problem was the long hnadles. As a short person, a short-handled version would suit me better and would be easier to carry.
Comments about Product:The string bags are great....And what an easy and subtle way to make others aware of our fragile enviroment. So many clerks and customers have commented about the benefits of leaving the plastic behind. The bags are strong and hold a lot. Service from resuablebags was perfect. Sending them to all my friends and for birthday presents!!
5.0 my mom emailed me saying she wanted cloth shopping
Comments about Product:my mom emailed me saying she wanted cloth shopping bags for mother's day. (i won't tell you how old ~she~ is, but i'm 45 so i think this is cool.) anyway, i bounced around this mid-sized, midwestern town for a week and NO ONE sells them here! ya'd !think! that at least the big chain groocery stores would sell them! (i have since made a prototype of my own and am toying with filling this very important niche.) anyway, on to the product at hand. she LOVES both the string bag and the unlra compact bags i got here. keeps them in the center 'glove' box in the car for easy access for any type of shopping, whether groceries or rummage sales. and even the baggers at the store love them-- they are very UNIQUE around here for one, and they fit right over the metal bagging stands nicely. i included in this gift a whole lot of info from the net on how much of an impact using these bags will have on the environment.
5.0 They work so much better than those silly plastic
Comments about Product:They work so much better than those silly plastic bags at the grocery stores. It feels wonderful to never need those things again and to be helping the environment at the same time. Just make sure to get enough!
4.0 I regret not buying a bag with a longer handle
Comments about Product:I regret not buying a bag with a longer handle. I am 5'5" and when the bags are full they hang nearly to the ground. Next time I will order long handles for my shoulder. The quality of the bag is fine.
5.0 The organic cotton shopping bags can hold a lot mo
Comments about Product:The organic cotton shopping bags can hold a lot more than I thought they would. They are nice and sturdy as well. I've already gotten compliments from other shoppers and the baggers in the store. I'm very satisfied with the bags and proud that I'm doing my part to be eco-friendly! Thanks a bunch.
5.0 I purchased both the organinc shopping bags and th
Comments about Product:I purchased both the organinc shopping bags and the wrap and mat sandwich bags. I love them both. Everyday i whip out my sandwich, someone say something along the lones of how cool my sandwich wrap is. Even the most earth friendly of my friends have not yet seen th ewrap and mat and want one for themselves. About the shopping bag. I love it, it does it's job perfectly. If only i could remember to grab it everytime i go to the store, we would be in better shape!!! Thanks for your dedication to our mother earth!!!
Comments about Product:I absolutly love the euro string bags! So compact to carry in your handbag or tote..they expand to hold a lot and feel very secure. The best thing though is no plastic bag!! J.J. Wisconsin
3.0 Markets do not know what to do with the produce in
Comments about Product:Markets do not know what to do with the produce in the bag. Since they can not see it the item they seem a little confused as to how to deal with these bags. The bag has weight and they belive most people do not want to pay for the wright of the bag with their produce. I think the more people use them the better it will be. If I was to change anything, I would make them a little larger. It is hard to put a heas of lettuce in it. I keep my produce in the bag in the once I bring it home.
Comments about Product:This is a nice bag. It is light enough to keep in my purse, and very small. It holds at least twice as much as usually ends up in a plastic grocery bag, because it is so much stronger.
Comments about Product:I love these bags! The red is a great color, they hold a lot of groceries and they are super comfortable to carry! Much more comfortable than the plastic ones at the grocery store! And they fold back into their pouch really easily so they are a breeze to store. I highly recommend them!
Comments about Product:We absolutely love our string bags! They hold a ton of stuff and are easy to clean. I love the large shoulder straps, I am able to carry several full bags at once comfortably. I will recommend this product to all my friends!
5.0 The grocery bags look sturdy and are exactly what
Comments about Product:The grocery bags look sturdy and are exactly what I wanted. We will use them in Europe this summer when we go grocery shopping at the local markets. I'll let you know how they hold up! Marie Cape
5.0 I really like these bags and have been recommendin
Comments about Product:I really like these bags and have been recommending them to my friends and family. They're very durable and can hold and stretch to fit around lots of groceries. Plus, it's so nice to know I'm doing something to help the environment. I am from San Diego, and since the recent news of San Francisco being the first U.S. city to ban the use of plastic shopping bags, I'm hoping that this "trend" will catch on and San Diego will not be far behind. We all need to do our part in preserving the one home we have and share, and this is just one step.
Comments about Product:I love the Ecobags! I purchased 5 bags and a "stuffsack" dispenser, which holds all 5 of them. I've used them for my weekly grocery shopping trips (for a family of four!)and since they each hold way more than the plastic bags, I've had plenty of room to spare. As an added bonus, the store I shop at pays me money for each time I use my bags instead of theirs. Can't believe I didn't make this switch sooner!
5.0 When I placed my order, I thought these would be a
Comments about Product:When I placed my order, I thought these would be a nice minor improvement to grocery shopping. But they've turned out to be so much more. Not only can I stuff twice as many groceries in them as I could a plastic bag, but the handles don't cut into your hand the same way a plastic bag would -- even when it's overflowing! Besides being useful for shopping, they are ideal for toting around extra gear (toys, books, food, whatever) for outings with my toddlers. There's always something that can't fit in the purse or the diaper bag, and we can just toss it in the string bag and be on our way.
5.0 Your copy is true - These bags expand to hold more
Comments about Product:Your copy is true - These bags expand to hold more than you think! When I first opened up my order and took the bags out of the box, I noticed the quality and thickness of the thread used - *Much* higher quality than my other cotton mesh shopping bags (which are made in Europe!) I've only had your bags a few days, but I've already used them on several shopping trips - the grocery store, the beauty supply shop, a shoe store, etc. The bags are so compact that it's quite easy to carry a couple in my purse, and I am constantly surprised at how much the bags expand and at how much each one holds. Wonderful product!
5.0 I received my organic cotton string shopping bags
Comments about Product:I received my organic cotton string shopping bags some months ago, and just love them! I use them for everything, from groceries to library books to laundry. They're amazingly sturdy, pack in no space at all, expand to hold just about anything you could want to carry, and go through the washer with ease. I'd searched in vain for this style of bag locally, and was delighted to find them here, and for an excellent price. Wonderful product!