THREAD INTERNATIONAL A Better Backpack

The bag that does it all, made from recycled plastic bottles

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Move seamlessly from work to the gym to dinner with Thread's #ABetterBackpack! Starting with our 100% recycled canvas made from discarded plastic bottles, we engineered a bag that could actually keep up all day, every day. Designed with thoughtful details and responsible fabric, you can look good and feel good while getting stuff done.

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    Jane BlaugrundStudent at Princeton University
    Pros: 

    Amazing design and mission. Thread proves you don’t have to sacrifice fashion in order to help the environment and other people.

    Cons: 

    Have to wait a couple months to get it, but it seems worth the wait for how much good it’s doing.

    I cannot wait to get my #betterbackpack. The features look like the bag has enough space for everything I need and I feel great about my purchase because I know it gets plastic off the ground and out of the ocean, and employs good people in the process. So excited!

    Jane Blaugrund has never used this product.
  • Pros: 

    Functional, good looking - ethically, socially, and environmentally responsible!

    Cons: 

    Can't wait for more colors in the future!

    I've seen the bag up close- it's awesome! I cannot even believe it is made out of plastic water bottles. It feels and looks like a designer bag for a fraction of the cost.

    Shelly McQuone has used this product for one day.

Discussion

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Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
THIS IS THE BEST BAG I'VE EVER SEEN, like wow!!! 😍 I so wanna get it! Never bought anything through kickstarter before, think this is gonna finally be the first time.
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@anna_0x Thank you, Anna! We spent a lot of time iterating, wear testing, and making changes until we were happy with all of the aspects of the bag. Welcome to the kickstarter community! It's a great place to find cool projects/products.
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Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
@ms_halling so I'm a bit forgetful and ended up pre-ordering on Indigogo after all! 😅 Still a first! Hope you guys make the February 2019 deadline cause I can't wait!
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Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
@ms_halling "This video is no longer available because the uploader has closed their YouTube account." This does not sound very encouraging
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@anna_0x hey Anna, that’s bizarre because the video is still showing on our indiegogo page... I’ll check with our team.
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Anna Filou@anna_0x · Tech Geek, Web Designer
@ms_halling haha yes, I also checked after I commented and it works there.
Ayush Chandra@ayush_chandra · Research Intern & Tech Evangelist
Great job!! 😊 will check it out
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@ayush_chandra Thank you!! :)
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Saisha Agrawal@saisha_agrawal
this is a beautiful bag☺️ so excited about its mission
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@saisha_agrawal thank you, Saisha! We are too!
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Sarah Radwan@sarah_radwan
so beautiful and practical! 😍
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@sarah_radwan Thanks, Sarah!
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Jeanna Joseph@jeanna_joseph
This bag is so stylish and has a great mission behind it! love it.
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Kelsey HallingMaker@ms_halling · Director of Partnerships, Thread
@jeanna_joseph Thank you, Jeanna!