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'New Balance 070' Uses Reduced Waste Design & Recycled Materials

By: Katie Cordrey - Published:   Updated: Jun 17 2011 • References: nbwebexpress and ecofabulous
The New Balance 070, a vegan-friendly trail shoe, is now available in stores. It uses material-saving design and eco-friendly materials like rice husk rubber, water based adhesives and reduced impact synthetics.

According to the shoe's website, the NB70 is “made with a reduced waste design and recycled materials” and will help you “step into a smaller carbon footprint.”

The crunchy apple green color is a nice granola touch too!

Implications - The featured video is a short animated clip that tells you a bit about the shoe and shows off its unique design. The eco-friendly New Balance show was made to be super comfortable, lightweight and durable. A bonus is that it is also completely affordable!