Think Before You Give

Five Accessories creates handbags that are recycled or recyclable.

If you're going to give a gift, why not choose one that gives back?

Five Accessories offers pocketbooks handcrafted from materials ranging from bamboo to recycled paper, from places such as Bali, Guatemala, and Honduras. When companies purchase them for incentive winners, Five Accessories donates $5 for every handbag sold to the artisan's chosen cause.

The company began in 1996 when founder Christine Hutchison and her husband, Wells, were on their honeymoon in Bali and learned

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