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Eco-Friendly Summer Sandals

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0
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Summer is just around the corner, so now is the time to show off some toes! But it will be definitely cooler if you do this the green way, with all the eco-friendly summer sandals out in the market these days. You can choose from a wide variety of these sandals being sold in shops all over the country, as well as online.

Recycled sandals

Have you ever heard of these recycled sandals? There are actually a lot of these being sold online. If you want Mother Earth to be happy on your choice of footwear, then better invest on these recycled footwear. If you want something simple, you can check out Splaff recycled sandals, which are made from car tires, so they are basically black in color. You can choose from two unisex designs–gladiator or flip flop style, depending on what suits your fancy. What is really nice about Splaff is that they do not only produce eco-friendly sandals, but also other stuff such as bags and belts. Splaff is proud of its 100% waste-free product made of 90% recycled content. If you want to purchase these sandals, you can visit their retail shop at https://sites.google.com/site/splaffretailsite/.

Another manufacturer of recycled sandals is Simple Shoes. It has an online store which you can visit at http://www.simpleshoes.com/. Simple Shoes also produces eco-friendly bags and shoes for men, women, and even kids. Also, they offer a variety of sandals that are made from recycled materials, such as the Flippee sandals, which are made from recycled soda bottles, and the Toepeeka sandals, made from paper pulp, just to name a couple. These are available in different sizes and colors. Moreover, with every purchase of the Toepeeka sandals, you also get to donate $5 to the StopGlobalWarming.org. Not only do you get yourself a pair of new, comfortable, and eco-friendly summer sandals; you also get to help a cause.

Fashion-friendly sandals

Being eco-friendly does not mean totally forgetting your sense of fashion. You will be amazed on all the fashionable vegan footwear out in the market, such as those being produced by the brand Cri de Coeur. Cri de Coeur boasts of “ethical footwear,” since they make use environment-friendly products in order to produce their shoes and handbags. They do this without compromising style, thus producing sandals and shoes that are effortlessly chic. An example is Cri de Coeur’s vegan t-strap sandals, which is made of canvas and rubber. Also, a tree will be planted by Carbonfund for every pair of t-strap sandals sold. You can purchase these sandals at http://cri-de-coeur.com/.

If you want to help the people of Nairobi, Kenya, then you can also check out Ecosandals at http://www.ecosandals.com/. These sandals were especially handcrafted by the people of Nairobi and they make sure that they use recycled and sustainable materials. You can choose from different designs, including the Zuri sandals, which are made from recycled tires. These sandals are also built to last, tried and tested in the landscapes of Nairobi.

You can also buy a pair of vegan sandals from Olsenhaus, a brand that is dedicated to being 100% animal-free and cruelty-free. In fact, Olsenahus supports a lot of eco-friendly organizations, such as PETA, Greenpeace, and The Humane Society of the United States. You will surely revel in the simple yet fashionable vegan sandals being offered by Olsenhaus.

With all the options for these affordable eco-friendly summer sandals, there is no reason for you not to go green this summer, especially if you want to change your lifestyle for the better. It’s time for you to ditch the leather and the fur, and invest instead on these comfy eco-friendly summer sandals.



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