Category Archives: Respecting Nature

Old T-shirts Wanted for “UpCycling Bags” Eagle Project

Seth Payson’s Eagle Project presents “UpCycling Bags!”  Old, donated T-shirts of all sizes and colors will be turned into usable, every day bags to carry personal items, groceries, or whatever you need bags for! The Message: Each shirt will include a flyer with information on the dangers of plastic bags, the importance of reusables and instructions for creating bags from t-shrits to encourage recipients to make their own bags  and share the idea with others. Definition of UpCycling: Upcycling is a component of sustainability in which the use of waste materials to provide new products.  It is generally a reinvestment in the environment.  This process allows for the reduction of waste and use of virgin materials.