H&M, Good News launch sustainable shoe collection

April 12th, 2021

Photo: H&M.  A partnership with retailer H&M and U.K.-based shoe brand Good News has produced a unique trainer collection that uses recycled rubber from car tires and old shoes, with uppers made of recycled cotton, Vegea® and Bananatex®. Bananatex is a material based on the fiber from the banana plant family, which is made in […]

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Cannabis sneakers support sustainability

October 31st, 2019

German sneaker brand nat-2, which has turned milk, plastic bottles, and coffee grounds into sneakers, recently presented sneakers made with cannabis leaves.  The unisex sneaker’s uppers are made from sustainably grown, chemical-free recycled cannabis leaves, which cover up to half the shoe’s surface, depending on the style. The leaves are layered into a green surface […]

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