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Recycled style! Torrain bags are made from materials that were originally used to transport fish feed and cement in Southeast Asia. The Torrain bag styles are designed in Portland, Oregon but are made in Cambodia by artisans who benefit from this employment. Get the whole Torrain history on the website.

Style: Tote – colorful, durable, lightweight, and water resistant. Colors and prints vary. This tangerine tote is 15.5 x 20″. It has interior pockets and a zip pocket. The outside of the bag is the original bag material (woven plastic) but the inside of the bag is lined with a cotton/nylon blend.




It’s not trash when it can be turned into something else useful. Different bag styles for many stylish uses. The beach, pool, gym, spa. For shopping or picnicking. A cool bag for your summer adventures! How would you use yours?


Recycle with TORRAIN. 

Join us in developing our next line of products!  

If you have a farm, big or small, we need your used plastic feed bags! 
Not only will you see them transformed into new, stylish products but you will be saving our land and seas from being stockpiled with more plastic… that never goes away!
Defend Your Turf and ship your used plastic feed bags to:
TORRAIN Recycled Bags
265 N Hancock St
ste 103
Portland, OR 97227

Notes From Dawn received a tote bag from TORRAIN in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Kaela Designs

Look good this summer with a Kaela Designs bag.

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Choose from five different styles and select from a variety of spectacular prints with a choice of a fabric or ring handle. Custom design services are offered too.

My bag is the Kaela Kick with an acrylic ring handle. It’s a whopping 18″  of beautiful fabric! Designed as a beach tote, it works inland, too; a fun bag that’s the spotlight of both casual or sophisticated.


photo taken with only a book and cell phone so you can get a good look at the spacious inside


The quality of the fabric and the workmanship is great. No zippers or buttons for an easy open bag that offers lots and lots of roomy space. The Ann print has colors of white, gray, Caribbean green, and spring greens. It reminds me of water lilies and a Monet painting. The interior fabric is a coordinating print; inside are two small interior pockets. 100% cotton.  Reversible.  Washable.

Kaela Designs is a mother-daughter company that hand-makes all their beautiful totes and hobo bags in their San Diego studio. Speaking of mothers, do you want to give yours a Kick?  I just had to ask. (Remember, May 12th is Mother’s Day)

I received the Kaela Kick from Kaela Designs to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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