As travelers, we all want to experience the beauty this planet has to offer. Unfortunately, plastic is being dumped into our oceans unprecedented rate – 8 million tons every year, with much more going into landfill. If we don’t do something to change this, our playground and home will soon become a wasteland.
To help become part of the solution to this problem, we have just launched the new Pacsafe ECONYL® Collection. The special release takes nylon waste, like discarded fishing nets, and turns it into the best anti-theft bags. This article is a deep dive into what ECONYL® is, why it’s a better choice for the planet, and which of our six best-selling anti-theft bags make up the collection.
ECONYL® is a fiber made from recycled plastic nylon waste like discarded fishing nets. It is created by gathering this waste, cleansing of it of any impurities and then spinning it back into regenerated nylon. The unique process means it produces fiber every bit as strong and light as virgin nylon material. It can be remade again and again, endlessly, closing the loop of needing to use new resources in production.
As well as being a high-quality solution to waste, ECONYL® regenerated nylon is also better when it comes to climate change. It reduces the emissions impact of nylon by up to 80% compared with making the material from oil. Every 10,000 tons of ECONYL® produced saves 70,000 barrels of crude oil from being used and avoids 57,100 tons of carbon emissions from being spewed into the atmosphere.
It’s for these reasons we’ve chosen ECONYL® as a more sustainable choice for our anti-theft bags. Not only are they more sustainable, they’re also super high quality, meaning the bags will withstand the tests of your travels while helping protect your valuables at the same time.
To start, we’ve chosen our top 6 bestselling anti-theft bags to make up the Pacsafe ECONYL® collection. That means there’s a greater chance we’ll use more of this material in the future and save even more waste.
The bags included are:
Tailored for intrepid travelers this backpack has a roomy main compartment, plus organization to make packing easy. This version of the Venturesafe EXP45 recently won an ISPO Gold Medal for its superior travel function, anti-theft technology and sustainable construction.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Venturesafe EXP45 ECONYL® anti-theft carry-on travel pack, head here.
This anti-theft backpack is designed to be your go-to bag for on-to-go adventures. It has space for a laptop and other essentials in a carry-on compliant size.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Vibe 25L ECONYL® anti-theft backpack,head here.
Comfortable and lightweight this anti-theft sling is perfect for city exploration, is deceptively spacious and helps organize your daily essentials.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Vibe 325 ECONYL® anti-theft sling pack,head here.
Metrosafe LS350 ECONYL® anti-theft backpack
Just the right size for short day trips and sightseeing, this anti-theft backpack helps you keep everything in check with a slim silhouette and excellent organization.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Metrosafe LS350 ECONYL® anti-theft backpack,head here.
This anti-theft crossbody has superb internal organization, which keeps you on track and travel-ready while roaming cities the world over.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Metrosafe LS100 ECONYL® anti-theft crossbody,head here.
Daysafe ECONYL® anti-theft tech crossbody
This compact anti-theft crossbody fits a surprising amount. It wears in the open, or hides safely under your jacket for even more security.
To find protect your valuables and our planet with the Daysafe ECONYL® anti-theft tech crossbody, headhere.
For even more about the Pacsafe ECONYL® Collection, including the reasons behind the release, headhere.
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