I’ve recently realized I need a new pair of sport shoes, since mine seems to warn off, so they are not safe to be used in a gym anymore, and the bottoms are slippery, so I was on the hunt to find a new pair of conscious running shoes.
My hunt was slow, and probably these are not the most perfect finds, and at this point I will take other suggestions, but here is what I’ve found:
Native is a PETA approved vegan brand,eco-conscious,.manufactured through a low energy emission process which produces zero waste and does not use any animal bi-products.
The People’s Movement creates eco-hip footwear and accessories that stand for reduction of single-use plastic. They pair eco-conscious materials with up-cycled plastic bags cleaned from Bali creating products that help protect our planet. They also support organizations like 5 Gyres who have systematically reduced plastics through oceanic research, collaboration and action.
The Brooks Running Responsibly Program is a strategic and holistic Corporate Responsibility platform, which measures sustainability through five pillars: community, fair labor, product design and materials, manufacturing, and footprint.
Each pair reuses the equivalent of 11 plastic bottles. The shoe laces, heel cap base material, heel webbing, heel lining and the sockliner cover are also made with recycled materials. Its design is inspired by ocean waves, to reflect the shoe’s unique story and adidas and Parley’s commitment to end the cycle of pollution in the oceans.
Now I definitely plan to still walk with my old sport shoes for a while, and in the end will donate or recycle it.
Can you suggest another cool eco-conscious sport shoe?
Loving my planet,Laura