For only four euros. Really? Really.
In The Netherlands we use around 350 plastic bags per person each year. That means over 5 billion plastic bags in total end up in the sea. And... in the bellies of birds and fish. In fact: it causes death for 100,000 animals every year. Boo!
Gemeente Amsterdam and Stichting Z! teamed up with DUSarchitects to find a solution in style: a sustainable grocery bag with a strong graphical design. Take a closer look. You might notice the black and white pattern is a 3D remake of the recycle logo.
The Do Goodie Bag is for sale at your street newspaper vendor for the price of a big cup of coffee. The vendor keeps half of your money to compensate the declining sales of the street newspapers. Everybody happy? Everybody happy.
Photograph: Jeanette Cornelisse