Start Your Conscious Travel with these 5 Luggage Brands

February 19, 2023

Planning or dreaming about your next vacation? If you’re starting from scratch and need a travel bag, look no further - here are 5 brands whose luggage and travel accessories are made with sustainability and impact at the core. Learn more about how these brands are sustainable on the ConsiderBeyond app.

1. Paravel


Based in: United States

Shipping: United States

Certifications: Global Recycled Standard (GRS), STANDARD 100 by OEKO-Tex, Climate Neutral Certified

Materials: Recycled polycarbonate, Recycled aluminum, Vegan leather, Upcycled plastic bottles

Paravel designs top-quality travel goods - luggage, bags and duffles - that are as easy on the eye as they are on the Earth. They try to play their part in the fight against climate change by focusing on reducing and offsetting carbon emissions, incorporating upcycled and eco-certified materials throughout every product detail, and planting trees in depleted ecosystems.

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2. Dare to Roam


Based in: United States

Shipping: United States 

Certification: B Corp

Materials: Nylon with Antimicrobial and Water Resistant finish

Dare To Roam, founded by Ciara, is your new go-to for everyday backpack, duffles and totes, offering elevated style, durability, and protection. DTR fabric is water-resistant and treated with a patented antimicrobial treatment that inhibits the spread of bacteria, mold, and fungi so that your backpack stays fresher for longer and requires less washing. 

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3. Patagonia


Based in: United States

Shipping: Worldwide

Certifications: B Corp, 1% For the Planet, Fair Trade 

Materials: Recycled content, Cotton

Patagonia offers duffel and travel bags where 87% of the products are made with 100% recycled content for its body fabric, lining and webbing. You can also find different size bags by occasion and visit Patagonia’s Worn Wear sit for secondhand packs and gear. 

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4. Lo & Sons


Based in: United States

Shipping: United States

Materials: Plant-based vegan leather, Recycled nylon and polyester, Organic and recycled cotton, Silver & Gold rated leather 

Lo & Sons is an Asian-American owned and operated brand that creates travel accessories thoughtfully and sustainably made. In prioritizing sustainability in their business, they continuously commit to making improvements, including but not limited to minimizing foam and plastic in packaging and increasing the share of products made with eco-friendly materials to at least 75% by 2023.

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5. Pakt.


Based in: United States

Shipping: Worldwide

Certifications: Climate Neutral Certified, 1% for the Planet

Materials: Recycled PET, PU Materials

Pakt.’s travel bags and accessories are designed to last and built with the environment in mind. They offer lifetime warranty and use crowdfunding to prevent overproduction and to reduce waste and conserve resources by only ordering materials for what they need. Pakt. is also committed to plastic-free packaging and also helps other companies eliminate plastic packaging while raising awareness with consumers.

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