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Highstreet Handbag ‰ÛÒ Redwine Handmade and Fair Trade

Highstreet Handbag Redwine - Conserve

$ 54.95 $ 89.95


Frequently Asked Questions

At first glance, one would not believe the Highstreet Handbag was made from garbage. However the trash to treasure transformation complements the elegant beauty of this bag. It draws as many complements as double takes. The bag is lined with a cell phone pocket, and one inside zipper pocket. A sturdy leather flap closes the bag with a magnetic fastener. The handbag is approximately 14 inches wide 12 inches tall and 4 inches wide with two 20 inch handles.

Meet the Artisans

Zakale Creations

Born of a desire to reduce India's mountain of waste, improve energy efficiency, and help some of Delhi's poorest out of the city's slums, Conserve India achieves all this by turning plastic bags into high fashion handbags.

Conserve started as a fledgling recycling project but quickly adapted to confront the biggest challenge it was facing, what to do with the thousands of plastic bags that could not be composted or recycled locally.

After much experimentation, the Conserve team hit upon the idea of not recycling, but upcycling by washing, drying, and pressing the bags into sheets. åÊHandmade Recycled Plastic (HRP) was born and designs for handbags, wallets, shoes and belts quickly came flooding in. åÊThe challenge was obvious: Use high fashion to support better lives for the poorest and a cleaner environment for all.

Q - How do I qualify for free shipping?

A - All orders over $50 that are shipped to the United States qualify for free shipping and will arrive in 3-4 days.

Q - How long before I receive my order?

A - If you live in the United States your order will deliver in 3-4 days if you selected Priority Mail or you qualified for free shipping.  International orders vary by country.  The most common international countries are:  England, Australia, New Zealand and western Europe take 7 to 10 days.  This does not apply to custom printed orders.

Q - What are Memory Cross cards made of and how durable are they?

A - The small Memory Cross cards are printed on 10 point coated board (think playing cards).  The larger cards which measure 6 x 6 inches are printed on 100 lb. uncoated cover (think Hallmark card).  We've tested each size and they hold up to hundreds of folds.  The larger cards hold up longer because the "hinges" that allow them to fold are larger.  We've tested the larger cards to fold over 500 times.  That being said it is still important for the cards to be folded properly.  Most children can figure it out on their own but if you are giving them to 4 or 4 year olds we recommend that you show them how it works.  If you do not know how they work, we've created a video that you can watch by clicking here.

Q - What guarantee do you offer?

A - Memory Cross offers a 100% money back guarantee if you are not happy for any reason.  We even pick up the cost of shipping the product back.  Here is the link to our full return policy.

Q - Can cards be customized?

A - Yes cards can be customized for churches and businesses.  The minimum order for churches is 250 and for business is 500.


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