Original Zerobags are made in New Zealand from recycled parachutes and are available online now, or at various boutique stores and markets.
The original Zerobag™ was launched in 2009.
Made in New Zealand from recycled parachutes, they are incredibly strong and lightweight, compacting down to about the size of a small mobile phone.
Creator Aaron Jones, an architectural designer by trade, thought of the idea while living in London in 2008. Appalled by the ever-increasing plastic pollution in the city, he set upon finding the perfect lightweight, long-life, quality reusable bag that could fit in his pocket.
Frustrated by the products on offer, he began to design the perfect bag. A chance conversation with a friend in France about skydiving and the reusable bag designs he was working on led to the idea of sourcing out-of-service parachutes to fashion upcycled bags.
A portion of each sale will be donated to Sustainable Coastlines and seacleaners nz, in an effort to further help protect our environment from plastic pollution. Click here to find out more.
Since the success of the original Zerobag™. Zerobag as a company has had to turn down large volume orders, due to manufacturing costs in New Zealand and lack of parachute supply.
Due to these restrictions, for the past year our team has been working on perfecting the new Zerobag 2.0.
We have taken the utmost care to deliver a product combining the same quality and integrity as the original Zerobag™.
The Zerobag 2.0 is made from 100% certified recycled plastic bottles (rPET) material.