Single-use plastic bottles have been at the center of the debate when it comes to pollution and waste management. In the US alone, almost 1.5 billion plastic bottles are used, and thrown away, each day! Some brands are transforming the problem into a solution. Check out these amazing sneakers made out of recycled plastic bottles and other materials!
1. The North Face Recycled Slippers
The North Face is another major brand that is now incorporating recycled P.E.T. plastic into their shoes These camp slippers are lightweight, warm, and comfortable. ideal for camping or just relaxing at home.
2. Indosole Recycled Tire shoe
San Francisco and Bali-based, Indosole converts discarded tires into the soles of their vegan footwear. Indsole is also a certified B Corporation, which means it’s a profitable company with rigorous social and environmental standards.
3. Sperry Bionic Recycled Shoes
If you love an ocean lover, Sperry’s large selection of boat-style shoes is what you have been looking for. Made out of plastic that’s been collected before it actually our seas, and recycled to make these amazing shoes. Every pair means that at least five plastic bottles never reached the ocean.
4. Saola Vegan Shoes
Saola makes fashionable streetwear shoes out of recycled plastic, cotton, and harvested algae. Each pair means 3 to 4 plastic bottles out of the landfill and ocean. Their shoes are also vegan.
5. MOVMT Recycled and Organic Cotton Shoes
The People’s Movement (MOVMT) is a socially conscious company, founded by a surfer who couldn’t stand the amount of plastic he would see in the ocean. MOVMT uses recycled plastic and other eco-friendly materials to make their shoes.
6. Veja Shoes a Celebrities favorite
Veja is a French shoe company that has been making eco-friendly sustainable shoes since 2005. Some of its models are also vegan. Veja shoes are among the celebrities' favorite sneakers.
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