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Christmas raffle: win an upcycled backpack by ragbag

Christmas raffle: win an upcycled backpack by ragbag

Christmas Raffle 4. Advent: win an upcycled backpack by ragbag

For Christmas Greenpicks raffles on 4th Advent an upcycled backpack “Teabag” from Ragbag. The stylish rucksack has space for a laptop, documents and bits and pieces. Fair made of recycled tea big bags. Each backpack is unique, depending on the print of the tea factory or plantation from which the tea packs originate.

More information about the Dutch label „Ragbag“ can be found on our brand page.

Raffle 4. Advent: Upcycled rucksack by ragbag

Make a gift for you, for Christmas and other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 59.00 Euro).
» Conditions of Participation

Start: 24th of December 2017, 11.00 h a.m
Closing date: 26th of December 2017, 11:59 h p.m

Christmas Raffle

Eco advent calendar – raffle 3. Advent

Eco advent calendar – raffle 3. Advent

Raffle 3. Advent at Greenpicks: win ecological products for household, picnic & office

On 3rd Advent you can win in the eco advent calendar from Greenpicks raffles ecological products from environmentally friendly materials for household, picnic and office. The package consists of a bowl made of bioplastics from Biodora, palm leaf plates naturesse® from Pacovis and a highlighter by edding. Take your chance for more sustainability in household and office!

Win ecological products for household, picnic & office

Make a gift for you, for Christmas and other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 9.51 Euro).
» Conditions of Participation

Start: 17th of December 2017, 11.00 h a.m
Closing date: 20th of December 2017, 11:59 h p.m

Eco Raffle 3rd Advent

Raffle 2. Advent: Upcycled wallet by ragbag

Raffle 2. Advent at Greenpicks

Raffle 2. Advent: win an upcycled wallet by ragbag
upcycled wallet by ragbag

The Eco Advent Calendar of Greenpicks raffles on 2nd Advent an upcycled wallet “Teabag” from Ragbag. The stylish purse has space for credit cards, ID cards, change and bills. Fair made of recycled tea big bags. Each wallet is unique, depending on the print of the tea factory or plantation from which the tea packs originate.

More information about the Dutch label „Ragbag“ can be found on our brand page.

Eco advent calendar: win an upcycled wallet by ragbag

Make a gift for you, for Christmas and other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 22.00 Euro).

Start: 10th of December 2017, 11.00 h a.m
Closing date: 13th of December 2017, 11:59 h p.m

Raffle 2. Advent at Greenpicks

Santa Claus raffle: win 3x eco toothbrush sets!

Santa Claus Raffle: win 3x eco toothbrush sets!

Santa Claus Raffle: eco toothbrush set

Already for the 1st Advent Santa Claus raffles three vegan eco-toothbrush sets at Greenpicks
The reusable beakers from Nowaste and Biodora as well as the toothbrushes from biobrush Berlin are made from renewable raw materials. They are free of animal ingredients, without BPA and proven to be recyclable. Never brushing your teeth was more environmentally friendly!

Eco advent calendar on 1. Advent

Make a gift for you, for Christmas and other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 19.00 Euro).
» Conditions of Participation

Start: 3rd of December 2017, 11.00 h a.m
Closing date: 6th of December 2017, 11:59 h p.m

Santa Claus Raffle 1. Advent

Fair Anniversary Raffles – 5 Years Greenpicks

5 Years Greenpicks! – Fair Anniversary Raffles!

Greenpicks celebrates the 5th birthday* and we want to share the joy of our anniversary with you. How do we do this? By pampering you with great anniversary raffles and sustainable, fair prices!

Fair Anniversary Raffles: Ragbag Sunset Shoulder Bag
Ragbag Sunset Shoulder Bag

In the anniversary competition, Greenpicks raffles an upcycling bag “Sunset” by Ragbag in October 2017. The shoulder bag from the collection Calcutta by rag-bag is a big bag with a special compartment for laptop / notebook. Made sustainably and fair from recycled cotton.

More information about the Dutch label „Ragbag“ can be found on our brand page.

Fair Prices: win an upcycled shoulder bag by Ragbag

Gain an upcycled laptop bag for school, university, and work, or just as a gift for a birthday, Christmas, or other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 49.00 Euro).
» Conditions of Participation

Start: 1st of October 2017, 11.00 h a.m
Closing date: 2nd of October 2017, 11:59 h p.m

Fair Anniversary Raffles

*Since May 2015, the German- and English- speaking online marketplace Greenpicks - Eco & Upcycling Market has been run under the GREENPICKS® trademark, managed by Annette Husmann. The market place for sustainable and ecological products has emerged from www.upcycling-markt.com (Eco- and Upcyling-Market) which was founded in October 2012.

Green Highlights 2016 – Top 10 of sustainable products

Green Highlights 2016
Green Highlights 2016

Green Highlights 2016

What are the organic products and upcycling articles that the Greenpicks fan community was most enthusiastic about in 2016? The Greenpicks Blog shows the top ten most sustainable products in the judgment of the environmentally aware consumers.

With the conscious decision to buy environmentally friendly and ecological products, every person contributes to safe natural resources. Consumers also focus on the fact that the materials used are either derived from certified organic farming or can be recycled. Very popular are upcycling products, because each piece is unique. Purses made from recycled tea bags, carafes made from recycled glass and fishing bags and cement bags from which sports bags and messenger bags are ucycled are among the top places in the most popular eco-friendly items at Greenpicks.

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Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Sprout Color Pencil

The Sprout Color Pencil is the first sustainable pencil in the world there is plantable. The Sprout Color Pencil combines practical and useful: Draw, Write, Plant, Love, Sprout!
The plantable Sprout Pencil fullfills 7 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingRaw materials from organic farmingVegan Fair + Socialenergy- and resource-efficientReduction of pollutantHand made

  • Many different colours and seeds
  • Price: from 3.79 Euro
  • Available in the shop of promavis
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Re-Sack – Organic Cotton Bag and Fruit Nets 3-part set

The shopping bag and the vegetables nets are perfect for carrying your groceries from the supermarket to your home. The more often shopping bags made of organic cotton are used, the less plastic bags are needed. This saves resources and the world's oceans.
The fruit nets fullfill 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingRaw materials from organic farming Fair + Socialenergy- and resource-efficient

  • Different sizes
  • Price: from 8.95 Euro
  • Available in the shop of promavis
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Glass Carafe Feeling 1.5 l of recycled Glass

Bellied carafe with convenient spout for 1.5 liters; made of 100 % recycled glass.
The recycled glass carafe fullfills 6 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & Upcycling Cradle to Cradleenergy- and resource-efficientClimate-friendly Reduction of pollutantDurability

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Ragbag Teabag Wallet

Recycled tea bags are transformed to upcycled wallets according to Fair Trade principles.
The purse fullfills 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & Upcycling Fair + SocialCradle to Cradle Hand made

  • Size and Weight: 11 x 10 x 2 cm / 0.2 kg
  • Price: 22.00 Euro
  • Available in the shop of ragbag
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Hevea Natural Rubber Pacifier 3 Plus Month – anatomical

Made of 100% natural rubber the pacifier is soft and gentle on baby's skin. The ergonomic butterfly shape gives space for nose and chin.
The soother from Hevea fullfills 6 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingRaw materials from organic farmingVeganenergy- and resource-efficientReduction of pollutantDurability

Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Bamboo Toothbrush Hydrophil

The bamboo toothbrush is BPA-free, 100% vegan and for daily, environmentally friendly dental care.
The Bamboo Toothbrush fullfills 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingVeganenergy- and resource-efficientReduction of pollutant

  • Different colours and sizes (for children and adults)
  • Price: from 5.53 Euro
  • Available in the shop of promavis
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Upcycling Sports Bag Red Elephant

The sports bag »red elephant« from a recycled cement bag is your waterproof and tearproof companion for the gym.
The upcycled sports bag fullfills 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingVegan Fair + SocialHand made

  • Size: 45 cm x 17 cm x 24 cm
  • Price: 39.80 Euro
  • Available in the shop of milchmeerecobags
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Natural wallet made from cork by bleed

Vegan wallet made from cork and waste paper by bleed.
The purse fullfills 5 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingVegan Fair + Socialenergy- and resource-efficientClimate-friendly

  • lots of space for cards, coins and notes
  • Price: from 49.00 Euro
  • Available in the shop of Vegamina
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

School Starter Kit: Drinking Bottle and Lunchbox of Stainless Steel

Perfect for school and kindergarten: with this practical set of lunchbox classic and the 0.5 litre drinking bottle CHI every child is optimally equipped.
The eco-friendly school starter kit fullfills 5 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & Upcyclingenergy- and resource-efficientReduction of pollutantDurability

  • Made of stainless steel
  • Price: from 36.40 Euro
  • Available in the shop of Monalito
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle

Eco Changing Bag – Knapsack – Messenger Bag – PacaPod Hastings Mocha

The popular stylish backpack Hastings with the old-school charm is a durable and practical eco-friendly changing bag for everyday use with baby. Flat pack changer pod, flat pack feeder (cool bag), changing mat and pram handle clips are included.
The eco changing bag fullfills 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria

Recycling & UpcyclingFair + Socialenergy- and resource-efficientReduction of pollutant

  • Size: 40 cm x 32 cm x 21 cm; Shoulder Strap Length 70 cm
  • Volume: 25 Ltr + 8 Ltr Pods
  • Weight ca. 0.560 kg
  • Price: from 95.00 Euro
  • Available in the shop of Monalito

Ragbag: Upcycling, Style and Fair Trade

In our blog post about Ragbag we take a look behind the scenes of the Dutch label for fair traded upcycling bags and upcycling accessories.

Siem Haffmans © Ragbag
Siem Haffmans © Ragbag

Head behind Ragbag is Siem Haffmans. The Amsterdam-based eco-designer established in 2005 the brand of fashion bags and accessories, with which he primarily addresses a young, trendy crowd.
Manufactured in different places in India recycled plastic bags, cotton remnants and large Teebags are processed according to the Upcycling concept. In this way, different series of fancy upcycling products emerge that have a significantly higher value than their starting materials. Ragbag stands for upcycling, style, fair trade and environmental awareness – more sustainable is hardly possible. Continue reading Ragbag: Upcycling, Style and Fair Trade