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Finally! A stylish, sustainable sneaker that doesn’t break the bank

Sneakers are one of the most versatile and popular types of footwear, so it’s no wonder the global athletic footwear market is estimated to exceed $95 billion by 2025. Unfortunately, most sneakers are made from non-recyclable materials, manufactured with environmentally harmful chemicals, and Read More...

Cleaning white sneaker with purple cloth.

How to make your sneakers last as long as possible

Being a sustainable fashionista doesn’t mean simply buying clothes that will last long. It also means taking caring care of the clothes you have to ensure their longevity. With this in mind, let’s take a look at how to take care of your sneakers so that they last as long as possible. Wipe them Read More...

A pair of Rens sneakers next to a cup of coffee

Coffee on the go: These sneakers are made out of recycled coffee

While coffee is a popular drink all across the world, it holds a particularly special place in the hearts of Finnish people. According to the International Coffee Organization, Finns consume more coffee than any other nation in the world. But like everywhere else, coffee consumption in Finland Read More...

These sustainable woolen boots

These sustainable woolen boots keep your feet dry and warm

While rainboots are good for keeping your feet dry during wet weather, they can be rather heavy, don’t allow your feet to breathe properly, and don’t necessarily protect you from the cold. In an effort to provide a better alternative, serial entrepreneur Andrey Petrov has created the Read More...

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This teen’s nonprofit has donated 30,000 pairs of shoes to the homeless

When Lindsay Sobel was 13, she needed a community project to meet the requirements of her Bat Mitzvah. That’s when she came up with the idea of collecting lightly used shoes and donating them to the homeless. Lindsay, who is from Chatsworth, California, started collecting shoes in her own Read More...

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These shoe companies are stepping up to support healthcare workers

Last week we talked about Project N95 which is connecting healthcare workers with critical personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shoe companies Crocs, Allbirds, and Clove are meeting the needs of medical workers by taking care of their footwear needs. They are donating free Read More...

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Adidas unveils its roadmap towards 100 percent recycled plastic fabrics

Being one of the most popular clothing brands in the sports industry, you can imagine that Adidas produces a great number of clothing items and sports equipment. Most of this sportswear, however, involves a lot of plastic as part of its production material which, after use, usually ends up in Read More...

New Adidas sneaker can be recy

New Adidas sneaker can be recycled into a new sneaker—without any waste

When Adidas presented a new model of running shoes made out of ocean plastic last year, it felt more like a marketing gimmick rather than an actual attempt at addressing the problem of waste in the fashion industry. This time around, Adidas has introduced a new sneaker that could actually Read More...

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A stylish French shoe brand now offers sneakers that are entirely vegan

Veja, a chic French sneaker brand, has a reputation for its newfangled use of sustainable and organic materials in the production of its shoes. Wanting to take it a step further,  the company has been working on developing a truly eco-friendly vegan shoe for the last five years, one that is fully Read More...

The 2008 Organic Top 20

The 2008 Organic Top 20

Twenty praiseworthy products that are good for your body, your soul and the planet. | April 2008 issue With all the talk of recession, Ode decided to check in with two pioneers in the organic market to get their takes on what the money crunch might mean for their businesses'and for the sector Read More...