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This project was successfully funded on August 4, 2012.

Repurposing waste from the world's most consumed material.

About this project

Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on earth and more than half of all the world's concrete consumption occurs in Asia. Besides immense CO2 emissions, concrete consumption produces waste when transporting it via bags. Instead of these bags ending up in landfills, we believe these bags should be repurposed into useful, fun, and fashionable items.

Why Concrete Bags?

Concrete bags are strong enough to hold about 150 full size mangoes (90lbs of concrete). The material is also waterproof and tear resistant. 

Concrete bag waste is a global problem. Unfortunately, accurate data for Asia is not available. As a comparison, the U.S., the third largest consumer of concrete behind India and China, throws away about 39 million bags of concrete per year. Therefore, in Asia nearly triple that number of bags is wasted each year. Lastly, concrete bags are produced mainly from dwindling oil and natural gas resources. Letting this waste go to waste is unnecessary.

Why Kickstarter? 

All funds raised will be used to gather bags from construction sites as well as to develop our current prototypes. Once we've raised the funds, we will be able to offer our designs to everyone.

Give us feedback

If you have suggestions on designs, brand name (Concrete Mode is just an idea) or anything else, we would love to hear from you. We want this project to become something big, so we welcome any and all feedback.

Here are the rewards:

Pledge $1 - Thank you message from us

Pledge $15 - Pencil Bag in blue or red

Length 9” (23cm) Width 3.3” (8.3cm) Height 3.3” (8.3cm)

Pledge $25 - Dopp Kit in blue or red

Length 9” (22.9cm) Width 3.3” (8.3cm) Height 6” (15.3cm)

Pledge $30 - Clutch in blue or red

Length 8” (20.3cm) Width 0.75” (1.9cm) Height 4” (10.2cm)

Pledge $35 - Tote in blue or red

Length 14” (35.6cm) Width 5.2” (13.2cm) Height 12.5” (31.8cm)

Pledge $40 - Duffel Bag in blue or red

Length 17.5” (44.5cm) Width 9” (22.9cm) Height 9” (22.9cm)

Pledge $45 - Messenger Bag in blue or red

Length 13.5” (34.3cm) Width 2.3” (5.9cm) Height 10” (25.4cm)

Pledge $85 - Tote + Duffel Bag or Messenger + Pencil Bag in blue or red

Pledge $150 - All six in either red or blue

Pledge $250 - All in both blue and red

Thank you (ขอบคุณครับ) 

FAQ

  • Pencil Bag - Length 9” (23cm) Width 3.3” (8.3cm) Height 3.25” (8.3cm)

    Dopp Kit - Length 9” (22.9cm) Width 3.3” (8.4cm) Height 6” (15.3cm)

    Clutch - Length 8” (20.3cm) Width 0.75” (1.9cm) Height 4” (10.2cm)

    Tote - Length 14” (35.6cm) Width 5.2” (13.2cm) Height 12.5” (31.8cm)

    Duffel Bag - Length 17.5” (44.5cm) Width 9” (22.9cm) Height 9” (22.9cm)

    Messenger Bag - 13.5” (34.3cm) Width 2.3” (5.9cm) Height 10” (25.4cm)

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    Thank you for your support! We'll send you a private message and updates about our future designs.

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    Pencil Bag in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $5.

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    12 backers

    Fantastic Dopp Kitt available in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $5.

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    Fashionable Clutch in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $5.

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    Perfect Tote in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $10.

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    Stylish Duffel Bag in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $10.

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    Modern Messenger Bag in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $10.

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    12 backers

    Tote + Duffel Bag or Messenger + Pencil Bag in blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $15.

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    6 backers

    All six items, in either blue or red. For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $25.

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    1 backer

    All in both red and blue. That's 12 items total! For shipping outside USA or Thailand, please add $30.

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Funding period

- (30 days)