Trashy totes and wallets help clean up Indonesia

By Adhityani Arga

JAKARTA (Reuters Life!) – The hippest totes and wallets for Indonesia’s environmentally conscious are stylish and practical, and made from trash.

By Adhityani Arga

JAKARTA (Reuters Life!) – The hippest totes and wallets for Indonesia’s environmentally conscious are stylish and practical, and made from trash.

While Indonesia may be one of the worst carbon emitters on the planet, a group of Indonesians are doing their bit to re-use packaging for food, drinks, toothpaste and detergent by turning it into trendy totes, make-up bags, and other containers.

“Landfills are filled with trash that nobody wants,” said Ann Wizer, an American visual artist and environmentalist who set up the “XS Project” in 2002 to put old waste to new use.

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You can visit the XS Project website here.

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