Travel in kitty-inspired style with an eco-friendly way to hold your passport and other important essentials. Hand-woven from sturdy recycled dog food packaging by women artisans, it's a colorful way to keep your most crucial paperwork bound together.
Due to the recycled nature of this product, exact colors and designs will vary. Please allow us to choose for you.
- Recycled packaging materials & elastic band
- 5 inside pockets
- 2 outside pockets
- 5.75" L x 4.5" W x 0.6" D (14.6 x 11.4 x 1.5 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Mexico
Producing handmade pieces from recycled materials, Mitz, based in Chimalhuacán, Mexico, serves the community and supports the environment. Its Development center is equipped for artisans to work safely within the center, but this model also allows the employees to work at home, so they can care for their families. Since 2018, Mitz has been a part of the World Fair Trade Organization, which certifies institutions around the world that pay fair salaries and provide correct tools, training and conditions for staff members to perform their job.
Each beautifully handmade product not only contributes to the health of the environment through the use of industrial waste material, but it is a holistic boost to the development of the city of Chimalhuacán. Mitz provides job opportunities, as well as education in human development programs, and artisans are encouraged to grow into entrepreneurs through their completion of their programs. With the profits from sales, they fund scholarship for kids in the community, making sure they have access to an even broader range of opportunities in the future!
I gave this as a gift to my friend who moved to Europe from the states. Even a year later it still looks brand new and holds her passport perfectly! Really well made and she says it's a great conversation piece!
This is perfect and unique to my personality. I can't wait to use it!