Bag Monster Crashes Sustainable Brands 2016 in San Diego
Andy Keller, President & Founder of ChicoBag, attended Sustainable Brands 2016 as a speaker on the panel Evolving Tools and Technologies in the Quest to Increasing Supply Chain Transparency. On June 8th, Andy spoke about Repreve’s UTrust Technology and how it enables ChicoBag to track supply chain materials throughout the production process. This technology allows ChicoBag to ensure its recycled content products are indeed “recycled”.
Throughout the week many noticed the elephant in the room…the Bag Monster – Andy Keller’s depiction of the average consumption of single-use bags an individual uses in a year, 500 bags! The Bag Monster made its way through the conference, undoubtedly striking up conversation surrounding single-use waste.
By the end of the day, the Bag Monster had danced its way out of the conference and onto the beach. Keller made it safely back to the ChicoBag office, as for the Bag Monster – it is said to be seen enjoying summer vacation on the beaches of San Diego, CA.