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Our Mission

The ocean might seem far away from our offices, but our team member Billy is actively engaged on the north shore of Java, Indonesia, where he manages our clean-up activities to gradually clear the sea from plastic.

OUR MISSION

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The idea behind everything!

Find out how two friends came up with the idea on how to save our oceans, during a long road trip.

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If you have questions, any suggestions, or maybe you just want to talk? Please feel free to contact us. Martin & his team are happy to help!

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INNOVATIVE PIONEERS

World’s first backpacks made of ocean plastic.
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Sustainable in everyday life

No matter if it's a weekend trip or your trip to the office. CREATE AN IMPACT.
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ALWAYS ON YOUR SIDE

Your sustainable companions for everyday.
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stylish & sustainable

Show the world your and our message!
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Combine and save the right way

Complete your sustainable outfit for even more impact!
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Save sustainably together

Your sustainable travel companions in a bundle. Save now!
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MAKE A SUSTAINABLE GIFT

Make your loved ones a sustainable gift and help to recover ocean plastic at the same time.
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IMPACT HOODIE

Beige

€69
incl. VAT

Carry our message into the world!

With every purchased IMPACT HOODIE beige an additional 5 kg of marine plastic is recovered from our clean-up in Indonesia. The additional plastic then flows into our sustainable production cycle. 

In Stock. Delivery within 6-8 days!

2 FREE GLASS STRAWS

Our Valentine's gift for you!

Two sustainable IMPACT Straws worth 14€ for you and your Valentine – free with this order!

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24 months warranty

With your purchase you help us to recover 5.0 kg ocean plastic!

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Your statement against ocean plastic – collected by GOT BAG's own clean-up in Indonesia
Your support of the GOT BAG mission – together against plastic pollution

Become a part of our GOT BAG Family!
With your IMPACT HOODIE made of 100% organic cotton you support our vision to rid the oceans of plastic.

The IMPACT HOODIE helps us to protect the seas and brings you happiness and warmth on cold autumn and winter days.

  • Product details

    • 100% organic cotton
    • UNISEX
    • Oversized fit
    • Double hood and bumbag 
  • 100% organic cotton

    • No microplastics are produced while washing
    • Embroidered print (front), solid color print (back)
  • Care

    Wash your IMPACT HOODIE in the washing machine with similar colors and turned inside out. The IMPACT HOODIE can be easily ironed, the imprint should be left out.

  • Dimension table

    Half chest: measured from armhole over chest to armhole
    XS: 54 | S: 56 cm | M: 58 cm | L: 59 cm | XL: 60 cm

    Body length: entire back length from neck hole to hem
    XS: 61,5 | S: 64 cm | M: 66 cm | L: 67,5 cm | XL: 68,5 cm

    Sleeve length: 
    XS: 52,5 | S: 53 cm | M: 53,5 cm | L: 54,5 cm | XL: 55,5 cm

  • FAQ

    Why isn't the hoodie made of marine plastic?

    Even though it would be technically possible for us to produce hoodies from marine plastic, it is not an option for us, as microplastic dissolves during washing and can ultimately land back in the sea. Therefore, we have  decided on organic cotton, which is gentler on the environment, because natural fibers prevent microplastics from dissolving during washing.

    How is microplastic formed during washing?

    Each wash cycle triggers tiny plastic particles made of synthetic fibers such as polyester, polyethylene and elastane, which are washed into the environment. With low washing temperatures and shorter wash cycles, fewer particles are released that can end up as microplastics in sewage and in the sea, but clothing made from natural fibers is still much more environmentally friendly.

Ever since we started our journey in 2016, we’ve been pursuing our goal of cleaning the oceans from plastic waste!

How we turn trash into treasure!

Our network of 1,500 fishermen on the north shore of Indonesia collects ocean plastic as by-catch. The plastic is cleaned and sorted before processed.
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The PET portion of the by-catch is shredded into pellets, while all other unusable parts of the recovered plastic are discarded according to the right recycling chain.
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The pellets are shipped to our production facility, where they are turned into a high-quality yarn.
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The yarn is ultimately turned into a polyester fabric, which is waterproof thanks to an innovative BIO-PU coating and the foundation for your GOT BAG.

Be part of the
GOT BAG Family

You take action and help to protect our oceans & the environment

You enjoy a high-quality, stylish & long-lasting product

You contribute to a plastic-free future for our oceans

You’re in great company with over 50,000 like-minded ocean lovers

You support a system with fair & social working conditions for everyone involved

Your product is being produced together with our bluesign®, BSCI and SMETA certified partners

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Recycling of ocean plastic

By using recycled PET, we made the commitment to utilize an eco-friendly alternative to new plastic in our yarn production. One metric ton of recycled PET saves 3.8 barrels of oil, 1.700 litres of water, and reduces the CO2 emission by 139 tons compared to the industry standard. So far, we were able to recycle more than 100 tons of ocean plastic.

Sociological & ecological values

Providing environmentally and socially compatible products is not enough for us. We also organize training sessions on waste separation for the local community on Java, to create a collective awareness about plastic pollution. GOT BAG also helps to support the establishment of a waste infrastructure in rural areas. In the long term, we hope to persuade the local government to rethink the way it operates Indonesia’s waste management system.

Innovative BIO-PU coating

Sustainable down to the last fiber! The fabric of every GOT BAG is water-repellent thanks to an innovative BIO-PU coating, which uses significantly less water and oil during production, while also emitting less CO2 than traditional coating processes. The coating is 100% biodegradable and all of our products are free from PFC.

THE GOT BAG CYCLE

With our GOT BAG CYCLE, we decided to rely on a sustainable life cycle approach guided by nature.

We recycle plastic waste to manufacture premium yarns, which we ultimately use to sew our long-lasting products. Every single GOT BAG product is of the highest quality and durable. If you still encounter problems with one of our products, or if the product gets damaged, we offer you a repair service. If we exchange your GOT BAG, we will re-recycle the material for our next production line to make sure that the plastic will never end up in our oceans again.

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