Here’s an eco-friendly success story! Learn how too much trash inspired a $3 million dollar idea – a new kind of reusable shopping bag. The story of Chico Bags.
What they do:
Handy reusable shopping bags.
Andy Keller wanted to help eliminate the environmental damage caused by single-use paper and plastic bags.
About the business:
Keller came up with the Chico Bag, which can hold 25 pounds, folds into a 3×4 inch pouch, and can be carried in a pocket, stuffed in a backpack or attached to a key chain. Some Chico Bags are made from recycled plastic bottles. Recent sales projections were between $2 million and $3 million.