MariClaro creates trendy backpacks recycled from airbags
Airbags are one of those things that can never serve the same purpose twice. Once deployed, these life saving bags of air that prevent a driver’s face from crashing into the steering wheel on impact are cut out and replaced. So, instead of tossing the material from used airbags into trash-cans, the guys at MariClaro recycle it all into trendy backpacks. Based in Toronto, the sustainable design company makes fashion accessories and apparel from recycled materials. This backpack in particular is made from 99% recycled materials and takes up to three weeks to make. However, the $300 price tag might seem a bit too hefty on one’s pocket, though we applaud the idea behind this recycle-reuse idea.