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Online Fashion Business Teaching the Old (shipping) Bag New Tricks

Jesse Schiller

The US goes through over 1 billion plastic bags a year. It's also generally accepted that the average plastic bag takes over 1000 years to break down. No math is needed to see that this clearly is not sustainable.

One of the major contributors to this is the fashion industry, buoyed by year over year online sales growth. Each and every one - well not quite EVERY one - is shipping their garments in individually wrapped plastic bags.

This is the story of a company doing it differently.

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  • Mamafrica Designs

    Awesome! This is exactly what Mamafrica needs for our products. We were literally looking into something like this. Thanks for the share!

    • Jesse Schiller

      Happy to help Mamafrica. The more companies that turn to sustainable packaging the better!

    • Jesse Schiller

      Fascinating presentation! Thanks for sharing that Alessandra. Really helpful info for companies like us trying to do things the right way.

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        Glad it helped! Great to see you trying something different!

        • Jesse Schiller

          Hi Alessandra, we have a Kickstarter launching Sunday for our most sustainable product yet. As we're new to the community I thought I'd ask you if you could pass along any tips for getting our campaign out to the Good community?