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MAATHAI Tote in Desserto®



Handmade in Canada. DESSERTO® Cactus Leather is made with organic cactus leaves in Mexico without toxic chemicals, it has a soft hand feel yet highly durable. 

Webbing detail for handles and straps are landfill destined materials from the automotive and aviation industries in Canada.

Lined with REPREVE® twill, made from polyester waste in the U.S.

Producing locally reduces our carbon footprint from transport as well as protecting the local economy. Our hardware is also made locally.


- DESSERTO® leather made with cactus leaves without the use of toxic chemicals

- Belt webbing upcycled from the automotive and aviation industries in Canada

- YKK® zippers

- Lined with REPREVE® twill, made from polyester waste

- Signature hardware detail made from Quebec aluminum

- Signature rubber patch detail (interior)


    - Straps can be hand-held or worn over shoulder)

    - Interior laptop compartment 

    - Interior zipper pocket

    - Appx 12" length x 17" high x 5" width


      All 457 ANEW products are guaranteed for a minimum of a year after which you may exchange into our Last Beyond You Program, click here for more infoGuarantee/Minimum time required before making use of the Last Beyond You Program : 2 years for bags.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 2 reviews
      Julia Grant
      MAATHAI tote

      I received my Maathai tote today, it's beautiful and the quality is excellent - looks even better than the online photos!

      Sonia li Trottier
      Great mission, amazing product!

      I discovered your brand through my work and I fell in love with your mission, your work, and your products. I ordered the MAATHAI Tote in Desserto and I love it! Everything has been thought through; from the design to the materials, and the little note.