The most genuinely eco-friendly tote bags on the planet. Pahk zero-waste bags are an ideal shopping bag alternative, and can also be used as an Earth-friendly purse, travel bag, beach bag, messenger bag, baby bag, or diaper bag. Each bag is super lightweight and folds up small, making them ideal for grocery produce, too. They're handmade in remote jungle villages using organic vegan JungleVine® fiber. Best of all, all retail orders over $99 are free shipping.
The Pahk style is the original, undyed JungleVine® bag. This vintage style mimics the original bags that the Khmu artisans have made for themselves for thousands of years.
How are Pahk JungleVine® Tote Bags Made?
Indigenous Khmu artisans gather JungleVine® (Pueraria phaseoloides) from the forests around their villages, strip the pulp from the fibers, spin them by hand and tie them into bags. JungleVine® grows without cultivation, irrigation, or chemicals. It improves the soil where it grows and purifies the air, making it beneficial to the planet at large. Nature Bags are the most eco-friendly bags on Earth. Pahk bags feature undyed JungleVine® fiber in natural rich earth tones.
Pahk bags, unlike most other Nature Bags, come in a broader range between fine weave and coarse weave. Finer weaves look delicate but are extremely strong. JungleVine® fiber, whether spun fine or coarse by Nature Bag artisans, is remarkably durable and stretchy.
Pahk JungleVine® Tote Bag Minimum Dimensions
Medium 30 x 20 cm (12" x 8") Med Deep 30 x 20 cm (12" x 11") Large 38 x 25 cm (15" x 10") XLarge 43 x 28 cm (17" x 11")
Pahk JungleVine® Tote Bag Crossbody Strap Length Minimums
Medium/Large 92 cm (36") XLarge 88 cm (34.5")
The bag's size adds to the drop length, so suitable crossbody lengths vary based on the bag's size. For example, an 88 cm strap works well for crossbody on an XL bag, but it is too short for crossbody on a M bag. See strap lengths illustrated.
JungleVine® Good for the Artisans Good for the Earth Good for You
Your purchase directly benefits the Khmu artisans in remote Laotian villages who hand-craft JungleVine® products. They use fiber from a vine that grows without any agricultural inputs. JungleVine® products are genuinely eco-friendly and 100% sustainable.