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Organic Sneaker

Athletic shoes are being produced with sustainable materials

Implications - Big brands in the athletic industry are looking to sustainable materials in order to better align with the needs of the environment, rather than with the demands of the fast fashion industry alone. By producing recyclable, upcycled or biodegradable sneakers, these brands are able to better appeal to consumers – not just in regards to style, but in their commitment to a greater cause – aligning with consumers' purpose-motivated purchase decisions.
Workshop Question - How can your brand insert charitable or eco-related initiatives into its products/services?
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Kelp-Based Sustainable Sneakers
Kelp-Based Sustainable Sneakers
The 'AlgiKnit' Shoes are Made from Renewing Biopolymers
The fashion industry is notorious for being somewhat wasteful and unnatural when it comes to goods, so the ‘AlgiKnit’ sneakers have been created as a footwear design that is achieved... MORE
Celebratory Cork Sneakers
Celebratory Cork Sneakers
Nike Released These Sneakers to Celebrate Golden State's NBA Finals Win
Sporting giant Nike has just released two new pairs of sneakers in honor of Golden State’s NBA finals win last night. The special edition sneakers are made of eco-friendly black cork with... MORE
Commemorative Cork Sneakers
Commemorative Cork Sneakers
The Nike Air Max 90 Cork Model Celebrates 25 Years
The Nike Air Max 90 Cork model was recently released in celebration of the shoe’s 25th anniversary. As consumers grow more environmentally responsible, brands are embracing sustainable products&... MORE
Waste-Made Sneakers
Waste-Made Sneakers
Nike Grind is a Material Made Up of the Sportswear Company's Own Trash
Many companies are making an effort to become more green—whether for its own mission statement or for its view in the eyes of eco-conscious consumers—and Nike Grind is one way in which... MORE
play_circle_filled Recycled Waste-Crafted Sneakers
Recycled Waste-Crafted Sneakers
Ecoalf's Shao Sneakers are Made from Algae and Ocean Plastic
Spanish fashion label Ecoalf introduced its Shao sneakers as a part of its new footwear collection using only recycled waste gathered from the ocean and rivers. The sustainable sneaker is made from... MORE
play_circle_filled Plant-Based Sneakers
Plant-Based Sneakers
Reebok's Cotton + Corn Sneakers Can Be Composted After Use
Reebok recently announced a sustainable product initiative called ‘Cotton + Corn’ that will introduce consumers to plant-based footwear later on this year. The project from Reebok... MORE
play_circle_filled Organically Embellished Sneakers
Organically Embellished Sneakers
Reebok's Liquid Speed Models Feature Printed '3D Drawings'
Reebok is now experimenting with embellishing its sneakers with ‘3D Drawings’ created by additive manufacturing. This initiative will take place in a dedicated ‘Liquid Factory’... MORE

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