Made from washable paper, therefore 100% sustainable & biodegradable. This bag is designed to be fashionable, durable & long lasting. The handles are reinforced which allows for a carrying weight of 30 lbs. They are water resistant, lightweight, foldable & hold their shape. They have a squared off the bottom, so they stand on their own. They are washable like fabric and with use take on the look & feel of leather, which makes them a stylish, modern, and fun reusable bag!