What is Recycled Cotton?

All America Jane Mercantile Tote Bags are made from Recycled Cotton fabric. Recycled Cotton is made from pre-consumer cotton “table waste” clippings that would otherwise be dumped in landfills. Currently there are over five to six billion pounds of pre-consumer cotton table waste making its way into landfills in the United States alone each year […]

Plastic Bag Facts: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good

Did you know that the world’s consumption of plastic bags has reached over 500 billion and closely approaching 1 trillion bags annually? That’s over 1 million plastic bags per minute! If this fact isn’t nauseating enough, now consider that 1 single-use plastic bag takes 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill! Now the good news: […]