Where can I find the "recycled bag" fabric used by grocery stores?
August 27, 2008 8:58 AM Subscribe
Where can I find the fabric/material several grocery chains are using to make cheap reusable bags these days? Is it as cheap as it appears?
posted by mikepop to home & garden (7 answers total)
Several grocery store chains in this area have been offering reusable shopping bags for 99 cents or less. The material used is recycled plastics and ranges from very plasticy (example
) to somewhat woven fabric-like (example
I'd like to de-beige the walls of my work cube on the cheap, but haven't been able to find anywhere to buy the material in bulk, and am unsure of what the proper search terms are. Assuming I can find it in bulk, will it be as cheap as it seems to be? Or are the stores getting some sort of massive volume discount? I'm willing to just wait for a design I like and buy 10 bags and cut them up, but I imagine starting with bolts of fabric will be easier/look better.