Eco-Fashion Accessories of the Up-cycled Kind

Finalist 2016 and 2017

Eco-Preneur of the Year

Vancouver Island EcoStar Awards

To reuse discarded objects or material in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original


By Vancouver Island Up-cycle and Design

All our our products are made using at least 80% up-cycled materials.

Finalist Green Business of the Year 2016 and 2018

Duncan-Cowichan Chamber of Commerce

It is amazing how one small business can make a difference in the world we live in. We strive to use as many used materials as possible
Last year Island Java Bag up-cycled or re-purposed the following materials and more:
-2190 kg burlap coffee bean bags
-780 (19.5 kg) foil coffee bags that had contained roasted coffee
-521 (240 kg) retired zip line harnesses

-140 malt bags from local breweries
-120 (67kg) pairs of used jeans

Already in 2018 we are well on our way to exceeding these numbers