October 13, 2008 Miami, FL Ecoist made 10 custom bags for the premiere of LUNAFEST - LUNAFEST is a national traveling festival of short films by...for...about women. LUNAFEST runs from October-March, in that time it is shown by more than 100 venues nationwide and is seen by over 20,000 viewers, each ticket sold raises money for Breast Cancer Fund and local nonprofit organizations
celebs and inspirational women signed the bags that were there auctioned off:
- America Ferrera
- Senator Barbara Boxer
- Christy Turlington
- Isabel Allende
- Robin Roberts
- Sara Snow
- Alison Dunlap
ecoist – a small business and a good citizen, is proud to be associated with over 100 charities and silent auctions, having donated to non-profit organizations such as (LOGOS): American Forests, Trees for the Future, Sierra Club, Peta, Breast Cancer Fund, Dream in Green, American Heart Association, National Environmental defense Council, Rainforest Alliance, Stop GlobalWarming.org
Ecoist is mostly known for its line of handbags made from recycled candy wrappers, food packages, and soda labels and its growing list of partners such as Coca-Cola, AVEDA, and Cliff Bar, among others. However, over the past few years, Ecoist has been partnering with eco-minded designers to market new products made from recycled movie billboards, recycled soda-can pull-tabs, as well as organic fabrics.
As part of its commitment to environmental restoration, Ecoist plants a tree for every handbag sold.