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100 Sustainable Footwear Gifts

From Sleek Biodegradable Shoes to Eco-Friendly Felt Footwear

— November 15, 2013 — Eco
If you're looking for something practical yet eco-friendly to get your friends and family this holiday, then these sustainable footwear gifts are offering some unique options for going green this season.

When it comes to buying a new pair of shoes, people often look for options that are both comfortable and stylish, but if you happen to be in the mood for something a bit more environmentally conscious, then these sustainable footwear designs are just for you. While some people may associate eco-friendly footwear with dull and unattractive concepts, these sustainable shoes are here to showcase that utilizing eco-friendly methods and materials can still result in the most unique and modern designs.

From unique cardboard sneakers to planet-preserving pumps, these sustainable footwear gifts are showcasing some creative ways to go green this holiday season.
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Sleek Biodegradable Shoes
Sleek Biodegradable Shoes
The 'PlusMinus' Shoe Degrades Back into the Earth in 90 Days
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99
Charitable Footwear
Charitable Footwear
These Bed Stu Oil Spill Shoes Aid Oil-Spill Clean-Up Efforts
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98
Eco-Friendly Designer Flip-Flops
Eco-Friendly Designer Flip-Flops
The Missoni + Havaianas 2012 Collection Makes the Perfect Pair
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97
Green Furniture Pumps
Green Furniture Pumps
These Furniture Scrap Heels from Liza Fredrika Aslund are Eco-Friendly
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96
Green-Thumbed Sneakers
Green-Thumbed Sneakers
The Nike GS Football Boot is Composed of Ultra Slick Recycled Materials
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95
Fashionable Planet-Preserving Footwear
Fashionable Planet-Preserving Footwear
REMYXX Cool Sneakers are 100 Percent Recycable
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94
Pine-Woven Shoes
Pine-Woven Shoes
This Hadas Ilani ‘Needle and Thread' Footwear is Organic
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93
Scrap-Tipped Shoes
Scrap-Tipped Shoes
The Christian Louboutin Havana Trash Flat is Made Out of Designer's Own Garbage
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92
Fancy Philanthropic Footwear
Fancy Philanthropic Footwear
David Palmer Creates $18,000 Flip Flops to Save the Rainforest
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91
Salvaged Plastic Runners
Salvaged Plastic Runners
The New Balance 'newSKY' is Made Using Recycled Bottles
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90
Biodegradable Athletic Attire
Biodegradable Athletic Attire
The Puma InCycle Collection Lets You Stylishly Save the World
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89
Bodacious Biodegradable Kicks
Bodacious Biodegradable Kicks
OAT Shoes Limited Skin Collection Uses Compost-able Leather
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88
Upcycled Cellphone Shoes
Upcycled Cellphone Shoes
Walkie Talkies by O2 Shows What Can be Done With Old Handsets
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87
Planet-Pleasing Pumps
Planet-Pleasing Pumps
These Eco-Friendly Manolo Blahniks Utilize Sustainable Materials
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86
Cork-Patterned Kicks
Cork-Patterned Kicks
The '35 Lite Cork LX' Sneakers from 'Gourmet' Sport a Distinct Design
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85
Green Crib Kicks
Green Crib Kicks
The Timberland Earth Keepers Lounger is a Comfy and Green House Shoe
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84
Recycled Suede Shoes
Recycled Suede Shoes
The Beyond Skin Footwear Line is Made Largely from Recycled Bottles
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83
Crystallized Sod Shoes
Crystallized Sod Shoes
These Daffodile Christian Louboutin Pumps Look Exactly Like Grass
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82
Upcycled Advertisement Footwear
Upcycled Advertisement Footwear
The Jimmy Tomczak 'Paper Feet' are Made from Old Billboards
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81
Vegan Unisex Footwear
Vegan Unisex Footwear
The Good Guys ‘Don't Wear Leather' Line is Conscientious
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80
Plaidtastic Eco Footwear
Plaidtastic Eco Footwear
FYE Footwear Won't Harm our Earth
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79
Resoled Shoe Revivals
Resoled Shoe Revivals
Patagonia Partners with Mountain Soles to Extend Footwear Life
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78
Eco-Friendly Philanthropic Flip Flops
Eco-Friendly Philanthropic Flip Flops
Hari Mari Footwear Donates Money to Battle Cancer
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77
Earth-Compassionate Heels
Earth-Compassionate Heels
Ethical Charmone Footwear
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76
Planet-Preserving Pumps
Planet-Preserving Pumps
Seattle-Based Clementine Boutique Sells Stylish Sustainable Footwear
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75
Fibrous Footwear Designs
Fibrous Footwear Designs
The Liz Ciokajlo Natural Selection Collection is Made Out of Eco Material
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74
Captain Planet-Approved Kicks
Captain Planet-Approved Kicks
The New Tony Alva Vans Sneakers are All Green, All the Time
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73
Shoelace Gardens
Shoelace Gardens
'Field' by Dominic Wilcox Consists of 500 Terra Plana Shoes
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72
Decomposing Soles
Decomposing Soles
Simple Shoes' Soles Biodegrade in 20 Years, as Opposed to 1,000
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71
Solar Shoe Lights
Solar Shoe Lights
Solar Street Light Kit is Ultimate in Holiday Recycling
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70
Eco-Friendly Felt Footwear
Eco-Friendly Felt Footwear
The ONSTAIL Slippers are Colorfully Stylish
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69
Biodegradable Slip-Ons
Biodegradable Slip-Ons
OneMoment Shoes by Figtree Factory Studios Decompose Back into the Earth
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68
Modern Wooden Footwear
Modern Wooden Footwear
Defeat Ecology, Kill a Tree for Kicks
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67
Eco Friendly Golf Shoes
Eco Friendly Golf Shoes
Enviro Brings Green to the Green
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66
Green Baby Gift Boxes
Green Baby Gift Boxes
Eco-Friendly Sets Make Great Presents for Environment-Minded Parents
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65
Upcycled Designer Skates
Upcycled Designer Skates
The Dsquared2 Skate Moss Shoes Aren't Fit for Triple Axels
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64
Chic Eco-Conscious Kicks
Chic Eco-Conscious Kicks
MOVMT Shoes and Accessories are Made With Upcycled Plastic Bags
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63
Mean Green Running Shoes
Mean Green Running Shoes
Brooks' Brand 'Green Silence' Leads in Sustainabilty
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62
Comfy Eco Footwear
Comfy Eco Footwear
The Viva Terra Eco Snuggly Slipper-Boots are Sturdy and All-Natural
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61
Recycling Footwear
Recycling Footwear
Nike's Reuse-A-Shoe Project Grinds Kick-Offs Into Play Places
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60
Biodegradable Footwear
Biodegradable Footwear
Eco-Friendly Pumps By Sergio Rossi Made of Recycled Leather
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59
Chopstick Sandals
Chopstick Sandals
These Joseph Palmer Chop Flops Reinvent Old Eating Utensils
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58
Electricity-Generating Footwear
Electricity-Generating Footwear
The PediPower Shoes Harnesses Kinetic Energy from Pedestrians
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57
Green Trail Shoes
Green Trail Shoes
'New Balance 070' Uses Reduced Waste Design & Recycled Materials
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56
Haute Sustainable Shoes
Haute Sustainable Shoes
Recycled Plastic 'Three Strap' Sandals by Vivienne Westwood and Melissa
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55
Bio-Degrading Shoes
Bio-Degrading Shoes
Brooks' Bio-Mo-Go Footwear Delivers Earth-Friendly Mojo
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54
Recycled Rain Boots
Recycled Rain Boots
Boots by 'Waste for Life' are Made From Recycled Plastic Bags
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53
Sustainable Fashion
Sustainable Fashion
Handmade Shoes by Hetty Rose
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52
Barely-There Summer Shoes
Barely-There Summer Shoes
The Eco- and Wallet-Friendly Paper-Feet Sandal by Jimmy Tomczac
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51
Organic Sneakers in Amsterdam
Organic Sneakers in Amsterdam
Veja Collection By Christine Phung
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50
Ecological Awareness Sneakers
Ecological Awareness Sneakers
The Endangered Species Shoes
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49
Sustainable Sporty Installations
Sustainable Sporty Installations
The Nike Feather Pavilion is Made From 100% Recycled Products
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48
Earth-Friendly Boat Shoes
Earth-Friendly Boat Shoes
The Timberland Earthkeepers are 90% Recyclable and Can be Disassembled
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47
Vegan-Friendly Footwear
Vegan-Friendly Footwear
'di Romeo' Presents Cruelty-Free Shoes
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46
Eco Straw Sneakers
Eco Straw Sneakers
The Bio Mituri is Updated Version of Two Thousand Year Old Korean Shoe
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45
Eco-Friendly High Tops
Eco-Friendly High Tops
The People's Movement Offer Environmentally Sustainable Shoes
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44
Eco-Conscious Work Boots
Eco-Conscious Work Boots
The Yele Haiti Collaboration Product Line Saves the World
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43
Environmentally Aware Footwear
Environmentally Aware Footwear
Snuggle Up in Cozy Po-Zu Ethical Ugg Boots
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42
Vegan Brogue Shoes
Vegan Brogue Shoes
Bourgeois Boheme Sells Ethical Footwear in a Range of Hip Styles
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41
Foldable Eco Footwear
Foldable Eco Footwear
Pocketflops are Fashionable & Convenient Flip Flops
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40
Funky Decomposable Footwear
Funky Decomposable Footwear
Stella McCartney Reveals ‘Biodegradable' Heels
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39
Eco-Friendly Disassembling Footwear
Eco-Friendly Disassembling Footwear
The 'Designed for Deconstruction' Shoe is Easily Pulled Apart
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38
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Veja SPMA High-Tops Are a Fashionable Win-Win Situation
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37
Ghandi-Inspired Flip Flops
Ghandi-Inspired Flip Flops
Gurus are an Eco-Friendly Shoe with a 5,000 Year-Old History
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36
Fully Biodegradable Shoes
Fully Biodegradable Shoes
The 01Ms are Eco-Friendly Kicks
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35
Foldable Footwear
Foldable Footwear
Minimax Reduces Waste From Packaging
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34
Newsworthy Flip Flops
Newsworthy Flip Flops
Paper Flops are Made Using Upcycled Newspapers
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33
Recycled Medical Supply Fashion
Recycled Medical Supply Fashion
'Medic Esthetic' Shoes
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32
Transforming Eco-Shoes
Transforming Eco-Shoes
Be Your Own Designer with the Melissa Shoes & Gaetano Pesce DIY Bootie
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31
Cardboard Sneakers
Cardboard Sneakers
I HAVE POP Creates Shoes Made Out Boxes
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30
Fashion-Savvy Sustainable Sandals
Fashion-Savvy Sustainable Sandals
GreenSoul Shoes Works to Support Ethical Business Practices
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29
Shoe Made of Garbage
Shoe Made of Garbage
Nike Trash Talk
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28
Hand Sewn Leather Sneakers
Hand Sewn Leather Sneakers
The FEIT Hand Sewn Shoes Feature the Best Craftsmanship
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27
Vegan Shoes
Vegan Shoes
Melissa Campana Makes Recyclable Eco Footwear
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26
Recycled Rasta Shoes
Recycled Rasta Shoes
The Adidas Nizza Lo Grun is a Green Double Threat
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25
Recycled Shoes
Recycled Shoes
Yellow Port Shoes Made From Recycled Tires and Trucking Canvas
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24
Car Innertube Shoes
Car Innertube Shoes
Rachel Ford's Sustainable Fashion Collection Rocks
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23
Chic Recycled Shoes
Chic Recycled Shoes
PleaseMachine Style Lab Creates Footwear Out of Junked Textile
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22
LED Flip Flops
LED Flip Flops
The Teva 'Illum' Sandals for Early-Morning Surfers Emit Ten Feet of Light
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21
Eco Friendly Shoes
Eco Friendly Shoes
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20
Luxury Sustainable Footwear
Luxury Sustainable Footwear
Feit Shoes and Accessories are Hand-Crafted to Perfection
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19
Cork Shoe Comebacks
Cork Shoe Comebacks
Sandals That Are Nice On The Feet And Good For The Earth
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18
Blooming Eco-Sneakers
Blooming Eco-Sneakers
The Virgin Collection by OAT Shoes Features Fully Biodegradable Footwear
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17
Earth-Saving Galoshes
Earth-Saving Galoshes
These Cute Kids Rain Boots are Made with Natural Materials
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16
Bold Eco Kicks
Bold Eco Kicks
Osborn Design Studios' Shoes Get You on Your Feet in Fair-Trade Fashion
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15
Customizable Plastic Footwear
Customizable Plastic Footwear
Gaetano Pesce and Melissa Team up to Create Funky Footwear
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14
Living Shoes
Living Shoes
Grass Flip Flops for Krispy Kreme
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13
Eco-Chic Footwear
Eco-Chic Footwear
Dacca Boots Are Made From Plastic Bags
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12
Kinetic Flashlight Kicks
Kinetic Flashlight Kicks
Pioneer Headlight Shoes Lights Up Your Path
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11
Organic Shoes by Veja
Organic Shoes by Veja
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10
Atypically Constructed Footwear
Atypically Constructed Footwear
Designer Anna Korshun Doesn't Use Glue or Stitching for Shoes
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9
Aluminium Can Recycled Shoes
Aluminium Can Recycled Shoes
Tear Your Feet to Shreds?
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8
Planter Pumps
Planter Pumps
Cactus Shoes Will be Welcomed by Green Thumbs and Green Toes
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7
Recycled Newspaper Shoes
Recycled Newspaper Shoes
The Eco-Friendly Hot News Ballet Flats from All Black
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6
DIY Eco-Sandals
DIY Eco-Sandals
Crocheted Grocery Bags Make Sensible Plarn Shoes
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5
Chic Scuba Gear or Eco-Awareness
Chic Scuba Gear or Eco-Awareness
'High Tide Heels' Mystery
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4
Basket-Weaved Footwear
Basket-Weaved Footwear
The Jeffrey Campbell for Convert Shoes Collection is Vegan-Friendly
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3
Recycled Denim Shoes
Recycled Denim Shoes
Levi's Creates ‘Reused Jean Shoes' From Vintage Clothing
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2
Found Object-Constructed Shoes
Found Object-Constructed Shoes
Winde Rienstra's Shoes Make Use of Unconventional Materials
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1
Upcycled Denim Sandals
Upcycled Denim Sandals
The Jeans Sandal Boots by DaniKshoes are Pants for the Feet
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