Sneaker brands embrace sustainable footwear

August 31st, 2023

Plastic footwear can take 1,000 years to break down. Photo: OrthoLite When Nike launched its Flyknit sneaker in 2012, it kickstarted a new era in sustainable footwear. The one-piece uppers, knit on a flat machine, created 60% less waste than traditional construction. The transition to recycled polyester (rPET) yarns in 2016 added to the brand’s […]

Read More