In a bid to improve the product offerings available to eco-conscious customers, Targus, the world-leading manufacturer of laptop bags and accessories for mobile computing, has added two expandable backpacks to the EcoSmart® line of products. 

The Mobile Tech Traveler EcoSmart® Backpacks are made from recycled materials and plastic water bottles certified by the Global Recycled Standard (GRS). The plastic bottles are taken out of landfills and waterways to produce smart, eco-friendly laptop cases. 

The 15.6″ Mobile Tech Traveler collection comprises of a rolling backpack and an extra-large (XL) backpack. Both backpacks can expand from 35L to 40L capacity to meet the everyday work and life essentials needs of a modern professional. The backpacks are sleek, with an expandable design and enhanced device protection that allows users to easily carry and organize their workday essentials while on the move. Both backpacks provide functionality, ultimate style, and device protection for environmentally aware professionals returning to business travel.

According to Andrew Corkill, the Vice President, Global Marketing at Targus: “As our world returns to business travel, Targus is proud to deliver solutions that continually raise the bar on style, functionality, protection, and sustainability. We are proud to offer products like the Mobile Tech Traveler EcoSmart Backpacks that today’s eco-conscious consumers can feel good about buying.”

The Mobile Tech Traveler XL EcoSmart® Backpack (TBB612GL) is created from 37 water bottles. Selling at an MSRP of $129, the XL Backpack features two main compartments comprising of a dedicated laptop section which has a SafePort® Sling Protection System that protects laptops up to 15.6″ from damaging bounces or drops. It can unzip and lay flat for effortless packing and unpacking, comes with top-and-side grab handles plus ergonomic shoulder straps, a concealed water bottle pocket for extra convenience, as well as a padded, mesh back for the best carrying comfort. 

Spotting similar features as the XL backpack, the Mobile Tech Traveler EcoSmart® Rolling Backpack (TBR040GL) is made from 35 water bottles. Selling at an MSRP of $149, the Rolling Backpack easily changes from a backpack to a quiet roller, which makes it the perfect travel companion for overnight trips or carry-on air travel. It features a clamshell design for effortless packing and organizing, as well as top-and-side grab handles with ergonomic shoulder straps for easy carrying.

The Mobile Tech Traveler EcoSmart® Backpacks are backed by Limited Lifetime Warranty and are available online at or through authorized resellers.