Fashion has a disastrous impact on the environment. In fact, it is the second largest polluter in the world, just after the oil industry. And the environmental damage is increasing as the industry grows.
Wearing shoes is also considered as one of the fashion accessories. While there are many benefits to wearing shoes, the disposal of shoes has a large impact on the environment as harmful chemicals start to leak into and contaminate the soil and water. This can leads to many health defects including cancer.
The only way to reduce this kind of disasters is to bring eco-friendly fashion accessories into life.
So, the SOLE company has teamed up with United By Blue and they together designed and created an eco-friendly, immersively comfortable, stylish, and robust shoe called “The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka”. It is made from the recycled cork, bison fiber, merino wool, rice rubber, algae foam, and bamboo that results into footwear that not just creatively superior but ensures much less impact on the environment.
The ideal shoe for the conscious consumer and everyday adventurer, this Jasper Wool Eco Chukka footwear looks great and delivers unparalleled comfort to boot. They are made from the highest-quality, most sustainable materials that could be used. It’s a shoe that puts the environment first without compromising on performance, durability, style or comfort.
Its sustainable materials offer versatility and durability so it is equally at home on forest paths and city streets, and the style of shoe goes with any outfit choice.
Besides The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka shoes are eco-friendly, It is packed with a lot of mesmerizing features that you can imagine. With the weight of under two pounds only, it feels very light on your feet. It is made with the breathable materials that keep your feet comfortable and dry.
Moreover, these shoes have features like it is durable, temperature regulating which makes them suitable for year-round wear, shockless-friendly, packable and much more. It is crafted with antimicrobial materials, a fiber that naturally resistant to bacteria and eliminate irritating odor also.
Benefits of using these materials in crafting The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka:
ReCORK (Recycled Cork) – It offers a carbon-negative alternative to environmentally harmful petroleum-based foams and plastics.
Bisonshield Insulation – Saves natural bison hair from being discarded as waste, harnessing its superior warmth in a sustainable way.
Algae Foam – Foam of The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka is very flexible and made from algae biomass. This can clean and restore balance to the waterway.
Natural Rice Rubber – Made from sap from rubber trees and rice husks removed from the waste stream, replacing petroleum-based rubber.
Merino Wool – Fully traceable and ethically-sourced Merino guarantees durability. Processing the fibers takes less energy and produces fewer carbon emissions than synthetic equivalents.
Bamboo – The laces are made from natural and sustainable bamboo which is pesticide-free and takes 66% less water than cotton to grow. Saves water!
In short, for every pair sold, The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka will remove 1 pound of trash from the world’s oceans and waterways which is something that we can all get on board with and appreciate.