These comfortable kicks for women and men from brands like Rothy's and Greats are made with recycled or plant-based materials.
If you think there’s no way you could possibly make a positive impact on theenvironmentwith a pair ofshoes, think again. Your contribution to helping the world be a cleaner place can be as small as just being more mindful about the clothing you wear, all the way down to your feet.
Thefashionindustry is the planet’s third largest polluter, according to a2021 report. Consumers also throw away (instead of recycling) an average of70 pounds of shoes and clothingper person annually. Though clothing manufacturers and supply chains have a long way to go in improving how our favorite clothing is made, we as individuals can still play our part to shop sustainable when possible.