10 perfect canvas bags for eco-friendly shopping

We'll be using the plastic bag charge as an excuse to buy one of these beautiful shoppers!
06th October 2015

As England becomes the final country in the UK to pay for plastic bags, we select our pick of the canvas shopper options worth toting

1. Johnny’s Sister cotton tote

The last line of this eco-friendly cotton shopper can be personalised with your favourite place to shop. The bag has a 10cm side and base gusset to ensure there’s lots of room for all your shopping.

2. Rock Bakehouse recipe bag

Never forget an ingredient again with this canvas bag featuring every bakers staple recipe – the classic Victoria sponge. The short handles make it ideal for carrying heavy shopping either on your shoulder or in your hand.

3. Detta cotton shopper bag

Each one of Detta’s bags is made to order. The graphic prints are designed to evoke the atmosphere of the Islands and the wild Atlantic Coast.

4. Ducky Dora oilcloth bag

Due to its oil cloth fabric, this wipe-clean bag is super practical. The Sienna design features a duck egg blue spot pattern on an ivory background.

5. So Country hare tote

This unbleached canvas bag features a beautiful hare, drawn by Devon artist Colin Allbrook, on both sides.

6. Little England Interiors star bag

With a bold, bright star shape design this cotton tote is perfect for when you’re heading to the shops. The long handles make it ideal for carrying over your shoulder

7. Laura Lee teacher tote

A must-have shopping bag for teachers, this colourful tote is printed in the UK in a fun chalkboard design taken from original photographs and ink drawings by Laura Lee.

8. Sunshine and Daisies canvas bag

We love these 100% cotton slogan shoppers from Sunshine and Daisies – they’ll bring a smile to your weekly shopping trip and save on the plastic bags.

9. Molly Mac bird print bag

Printed with brightly coloured chattering birds, this canvas bag is ideal for shopping, taking to the beach or for school books.

10. Johnnys Sister personalised bag

Perfect as an eco-friendly alternative to plastic bags, this 100% cotton shopper bag can be personalised with 1 initial and 1 line of up to 12 characters.

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