Eco-hip kicks that lighten the carbon footprint.
Photography by Trevett McCandliss
Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather vegan, fair-trade sneaker is Peta-approved.
The eco-friendly aspects of this Merrell slip-on include a jute upper, a 50-percent recycled footbed and a 30-percent post-industrial recycled Vibram outsole.
Timberland trail runner upper is made of ReBOTL recycled plastic fabric lining and waterproof leather from a Leather Working Group certified tannery.
Top: Veja sneaker features waterproof mesh made of recycled bottles, organic cotton, low-chrome leather and natural rubber. Bottom: Sustainable materials in this Thousand Fell trainer include aloe vera, coconut husks, sugar cane and rubber as well as recycled plastic waste.
Top: Slip-on by Sperry features Bionic yarn upper made from recycled plastic. Bottom: A portion of proceeds of this Toms jogger will be donated to a consumer’s choice of six charitable causes.
Chukka by Twisted X features EcoTWX upper made from recycled plastic bottles.