The fashion industry as a whole may not have taken sustainability as far as we'd like, but at least shoe company Terra Plana makes it easier to keep your footwear green. CEO Galahad Clark—a seventh-generation shoemaker who
For all the products discussed on TreeHugger there are only a few we get to test, to see if any of those suppliers claims hold water. Late in 2008 I was sent a pair of trail running shoes by END Footwear to thrash about. The names stands for
Image via: Big Wardrobe
Big Wardrobe, possibly the largest Swapping site online features designer clothes, including eco-fashion items like dresses by Stella McCartney. This week, Big Wardrobe is hosting the UK's National Clothes Swapping Week 2009 (as
When reading the post about shoes made from recycled subway seats I thought yuk, who would put that stuff on my feet? Who knows what was on it? Then there are shoes from Worn Again, made from old prison blankets.
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Now you can put the seats on your feet---the distinctive fabric from the seats of the London Underground ( aka the Tube) have been made into shoes. The fabric was originally designed as part of the original over-all concept,
In our Outdoor Enthusiast Gift Guide we suggested not buying new boots, but arranging for well loved boots to resoled for years of extended use. Patagonia Footwear announced last week that they were partnering with Mountain Soles
END Footwear launched late last year with their Environmentally Neutral Design[ed] shoes for trail running and light hiking. Now they’ve just released new models targeted to road running and water-based sports.
7Gen Blog: Carnival of the Green #165! by Chris
"Alison Kerr of the Homeschooler's Guide to the Galaxy asks, "What does growing green mean to you?" She explores three different aspects of growing green and how they work together to provide the impetus
TreeHugger regular, Planet Green contributor, business woman, activist and model - Summer Rayne Oakes is one busy lady. So it is an amazing feat of productivity that while promoting ethical fashion on all these fronts, she has also found time to author
Thousands of Crocs have found the feet of poor children in Ecuador. For many Ecuadorian youngsters, these are the first Crocs they’ve ever seen. This isn't the first time that Crocs have gone for children's feet.
Seems like Chilean designers are really embracing the reuse culture and taking it to whole new levels. After discovering some really cool boots from plastic bags and a set of clothes with (yes) cigarette butts reuse from Chilean creators, now we
We've talked about plastic bags fusing before as a way to keep polyethylene bags going, and even pointed you to a tutorial to DIY, but so far we hadn't seen the material applied to footwear and in such an elegant
Style Will Save Us is the cool, hip and gossipy eco-website that brings the latest in design, food, clothes and beauty products to the web on a weekly basis. Now , with the introduction of on-line shopping--get ready to look--and spend.
Summer Rayne Oakes and a purple ballet flat from Zoe & Zac
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Payless ShoeSource, the discount footwear retailer, will launch Zoe & Zac, their first "green" line, as part of their Spring 2009 collection.
On the surface it might seem like running has little or no negative impact, hey it doesn't even need a car. But Runner's World magazine found it wasn't necessarily so, "because running shoes aren't so green, not today at least. Production is
Okay. I'm on the fence about this, so I'm opening it up to you all. Are these rechargeable foot warmers a clever way to keep yourself toasty without turning up the thermostat, and therefore keeping your carbon footprint small