Lower Your Carbon Footprint, Literally

Setting a new standard for sneaker sustainability, Nike’s cheekily named Space Hippie line is made mostly of scrap material from other products, including knitted uppers made from water bottles, T-shirts, and yarn snips, and foam soles made from trimmings from less enlightened shoes. The result? The sneakers, which come in five styles and start at $130, boast the lowest carbon footprint score in the company’s history. Space Hippies go on sale July 3.

 


This sharable snippet comes from the June 12 edition of Corcoran’s Home/Office e-newsletter.