Upper: Alveomesh (100% Recycled plastic bottles)
Lining: 100% Recycled polyester
Insole: Sugar cane, Recycled polyester, Acetate
Midsole: Sugar cane, Banana oil, Acetate
Sole: Wild Amazonian rubber, Rice waste, Synthetic rubber
T.P.U panels, Logo made of Pebax RNew (Ricinus oil)
Made in Brazil
Four years in the making, Veja's first ever running shoe is made from food waste like banana oil, sugar cane and rice husk, recycled plastic bottles, and natural materials like Ricinus oil and wild rubber.
The shoe’s silhouette is inspired by the avian bone structure of the South American Condor – and is just as flexible and light. Made in Brazil using new technologies, it’s the most ecological sports shoe on the planet.
After working on sustainable development projects around the world for a year, French best friends François-Ghislain Morillon and Sebastian Kopp set out to achieve the impossible: a transparent, ethically produced fashion brand that incites nods of approval from hardline vegans, slow fashion crusaders, and good-looking celebrities. Luckily, they’ve succeeded.
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New York Times