These classic organic cotton string bags are naturally super strong. The bags have been checked out by Which? and will take up to 40kg and are classed as "extremely strong and durable".
These string bags are certified under the Global Oganic Textile Standard (GOTS), which means no chemical pesticides or fertilisers are used in the production of the of the fabric and farmers must work under safe conditions with an agreed minimum wage.
Turtle Bags put human rights at the top of their agenda, they are registered importers with BAFTS and as such commit to the ten principles of Fair Trade Organisations:
1: Creating Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Producers
2: Transparency and Accountability
3: Fair Trading Practices
4: Payment of a Fair Price
5: Ensuring no Child Labour/ Forced Labour
6: Commitment to Non Discrimination, Gender Equity and Freedom of Association
7: Ensuring Good Working Conditions
8: Providing Capacity Building
9: Promoting Fair Trade
10: Respect for the Environment