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|31 Oct 2017|5 mins

Shoes to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Every step counts...
THE ICONIC
31 Oct 2017
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From recyclable shoes to a sustainable production process, these three footwear brands are taking different paths to becoming eco-friendly. Find out what each of these labels are doing to make a difference, and take a step in the right direction.

News
|31 Oct 2017|5 mins

Shoes to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Every step counts...
THE ICONIC
31 Oct 2017
Share:

From recyclable shoes to a sustainable production process, these three footwear brands are taking different paths to becoming eco-friendly. Find out what each of these labels are doing to make a difference, and take a step in the right direction.

Veja Esplar Velcro Sneakers

Veja

Proof that you can still be eco-friendly without looking like a free spirit, this French footwear label make on-trend sneakers all while keeping their environmental impact as low as possible. You’ll find sneakers featuring fabric made from recycled plastic bottles, organically grown cotton, and naturally sourced rubber. While they do use leather in their designs, they ensure it is properly sourced and tightly control production so that no extra stock is produced.

TOMS Classic Alpergata Shoes

TOMS

Going beyond the TOMS One For One mission, the company has integrated sustainable and responsible practices in every aspect of their business. This includes using sustainable and vegan materials, like hemp, organic cotton and recycled polyester, to make their shoes, as well as packaging their products in boxes made from 80% recycled post-consumer.

Melissa Flox Shine Sandals

Melissa

Sweet-smelling and 100% recyclable, Melissa shoes bring a playful aspect to the eco-friendly fashion scene. The bubblegum-scented jellies are made in eco-conscious Brazilian factories from the brand’s own non-toxic Melflex plastic, and use minimal amounts of water in the production process.

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Fashion Team
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