Last week, we were intrigued by a post on Coolhunting about RootPhi and Timbuk2's recycled messenger bags. The material is made from bonded plastic bags--very strong and quite eco chic....

Last week, we were intrigued by a post on Coolhunting about RootPhi and Timbuk2‘s recycled messenger bags. The material is made from bonded plastic bags–very strong and quite eco chic. In an interview with RootPhi Cofounder and President Doug Patt, PSFK found out more about the innovative fabric, San Francisco’s shopping bag ban, and his love of trashy products. Plus, Rootphi’s top-secret sneaker revolution.

PSFK: When and how did you come up with the idea for a fabric from plastic bags?

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