Paper Feet Sandals are Simple but are they Sustainable?

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Going barefoot—or somewhat close to barefoot—is the latest trend. These new nearly-barefoot shoes, however, often carry a hefty price tag.

Upset by this, one designer decided to make a simple, cheap, and minimal sandal from readily-available materials. The result was Paper Feet.Good writes:

An early experiment with Tyvek envelopes didn't quite work. But then Tomczak tried billboard vinyl, left over from a roofing project (itself a recycling venture), and he realized he had his soles. "It's a triple-layered fiber-reinforced material," he says. "The stuff is pretty durable."

Read more at GOOD.is
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Paper Feet Sandals are Simple but are they Sustainable?
Going barefoot—or somewhat close to barefoot—is the latest trend. These new nearly-barefoot shoes, however, often carry a hefty price tag.

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