Leave a greener footprint with these 5 eco-friendly footwear brands

Allbirds

1. Allbirds 

This footwear startup just debuted a range of colourful flip-flops with soles made from sugarcane. The company has previously released a pair of sneakers that’s made from eucalyptus fibres.

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Reebok

2. Reebok 

The athletic behemoth recently launched a pair of sneakers with soles derived from corn, an insole made using castor bean oil and an upper that contains 100% cotton as part of its Cotton + Corn initiative.

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Stella McCartney x Adidas

3. Stella McCartney x Adidas 

As part of her long-standing collaboration with Adidas, designer Stella McCartney put out a vegan leather version of the athletic label’s timeless Stan Smith silhouette.

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Rothys

4. Rothys 

It took a long, three-year research process for the company to come up with its flats and loafers made out of recycled plastic water bottles. The shoes are made out of a unique knitted material that also make them easily machine-washable.

Beyond Skin High Heel
Beyond Skin

5. Beyond Skin 

Eco-friendly fashionistas can look to this vegan and vegetarian brand, which has a line of shoes made from a faux suede material derived from 100% recycled PET plastics.

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This article was originally published in the November 2018 issue of SilverKris magazine

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