adidas, Allbirds collaboration produces low-carbon running shoe

June 28th, 2021

Photo: adidas.  Adidas and allbirds have collaborated on a shoe with a carbon footprint measured at 2.94kg CO2e. The companies say that the Futurecraft.Footprint was produced with 63 percent lower emissions when compared to a comparable shoe.  The project participants also adopted a lower-carbon development process as teams worked together digitally from initial development to product delivery, accomplished in less than 12 […]

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Salomon introduces recyclable performance running shoe

October 8th, 2020

Photo: Salomon.  French outdoor brand Salomon as unveiled Index.01, a performance running shoe made to be recycled. The result of three years of research and development at Salomon’s Annecy Design Center in the French Alps, the shoe has been constructed to reduce material waste by using circular life cycle principles.  By using recycled polyester for […]

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