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For all you guys out there who are planning to change the world for the better but still have to hit the books this fall, FREITAG is individualizing a stereotype-type backpack made of used PET bottles with a piece of truck tarp to make it unique. F601 MALCOLM is available exclusively at the beginning of the semester for college and high school students and trainees

Back in 1993, two students developed the FREITAG bag for their own use. But it soon caught on and became a favorite with their contemporaries. A lot has changed since then. You’ll find FREITAG on corporate executive floors, frontal teaching is on the brink of extinction, and you can download your seminar papers from the Internet. But some things have remained the same: FREITAG still believes in a better world, and students still need bags at an affordable price. The synthesis is a new backpack called F601 MALCOLM, exclusively available for college and high school students and trainees who share the same values as FREITAG.

If you don’t have an official student/trainee ID but really want an F601 MALCOLM, just enroll with the F-Academy and register for an online webinar with FREITAG. You’ll get your ID and can then go ahead with your purchase of an F601 MALCOLM. Here's how it works:

F601 MALCOLM is an individualized backpack that’s protected with a recycled piece of tarpaulin and made of a water-repellent fabric manufactured from empty PET bottles. It’s designed specially for young iconoclasts, brainstormers and anyone else who plans to change the world for the better and has a valid college/high school student or trainee identity card.

  • Double zippable main compartment with enough space for 20 liters of trail mix.
  • Pretty roomy, zippable external pouch for all those vital and almost forgotten things.
  • Loop for your bike U-lock or other attachments on one side and a pocket for bottles or other spray cans on the other.
  • Materials: used truck tarps and a water-repellent PFC-free textile made from discarded PET bottles using a water-saving process by our production partners We aRe SpinDye®.

Launch: September 3, 2020
Dimensions: 450 × 310 × 140 mm (L × W × H)
Volume: 20 liters
Price: CHF 170.– / EUR 160.– / GBD 145.– / USD 190.– excl. TAX / JPY 26’400.– / KRW 248’000.– / CNY 1’440.–

Available at all FREITAG Stores, selected resellers, and at



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