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  Materials Handmade Recycled Plastic
Through Conserve's unique upcycling process, Handmade Recycled Plastic (HRP) is made from polythene bags that are picked up from Delhi’s streets every day. Because the bags already have colour, once they are collected, sorted, washed and compressed together they need no dyes to achieve their vibrant look.

Moreover, the unique upcycling process uses much less energy than conventional recycling and causes no pollution. Finally, by providing an income for some of Delhi's poorest people we believe that this material signals hope for the future in a world where poverty and climate change are the biggest challenges we face.
     
  Materials Rubber tube
As a soft and durable material the rubber that we get from old truck tyre inner tubes, which would otherwise be wasted, is a great alternative to traditional bag materials like leather. Once it is washed it can be cut into any shape or pattern in a way that allows total flexibility to our designers and provides you with fashionable and fun bags!
     
  Materials Denim
Ever wondered what to do with that old pair of much-loved jeans that now have holes in the knees but are otherwise fine?  Why not send them to Conserve India where we can turn them into a trendy bag that, like your jeans, will go with any outfit!
     
  Materials Seat belts
They're good for keeping you safe, but when manufacturers have rolls of seat belt material going un-used they are also great for weaving together into fabulous bags. We use this hard wearing but supple material as an imaginative and ethical alternative to bags made using heavy cloth or newly manufactured nylon.
     
  Materials Saris
The quintessential Indian fashion item, saris come in every colour and quality of material.  The never ending supply of these beautiful fabrics means that there is always plenty left over.  As determined upcyclers we seized on this opportunity and our designers developed a range of bags and accessories which can be made, like saris, in every colour imaginable.
 

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