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Biodegradable Reeboks Help Solve Waste Problem

Reebok is introducing a completely compostable sneaker designed to neither harm the environment when created nor potentially clog a landfill when discarded. The shoe’s upper section is made of sustainable organic cotton, while the sole is derived from industrially grown corn, harvested when it’s older and tougher. Even the eyelets are stitched, using no metal or plastic.

This article appears in the October 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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