It is not easy to find “sustainable” flip flops and slippers. However, we can prefer models made with the commitment to reduce their environmental impact.
10 models to use at home, on the road or at the beach to choose a more responsible and sustainable fashion!
Italian brand, from the Treviso countryside. The shoes are in hemp with jute effect or woven effect.
Made in Italy, the inner lining is in cotton and the sole in non-slip cloth. More models are available: shoes and 2 kinds of slippers.
The materials used are carefully chosen and come exclusively from Italian companies; cutting and packaging take place partly within the LeClare laboratory and partly in neighboring laboratories.
Available on altramoda.net, the flip flops are made with recycled materials and organic cotton. Soft and comfortable. The upper is in 100% organic cotton, the sole in 100% recycled tire rubber.
Komodo is dedicated to creating clothes that are sustainable and that don’t have a negative impact on the environment. Production is in Kathmandu, Bali and India. After the earthquake in Nepal in 2015 they had to transfer part of the production to China, carefully choosing a small company run by women.
Komodo is GOTS certified and a member of the soil association.
Another proposal from Komodo: slippers made with cork, recycled materials and organic cotton. The materials used are
- Upper in 100% organic cotton
- 100% recycled tire rubber sole
- Cork footbed.
A textile fiber alternative to hemp comes from Delerah. They are colorful and water resistant.
Shape and design are conceived to ensure comfort even for those with back problems. The use of other materials is not specified.
For sale at Vegan Shoes, Zouri’s slippers are handmade in Barcelos, Portugal. The materials used are:
- Upper in natural hemp
- Inner lining in ecological microfiber
- Anatomic footbed in ecological microfiber
- Cork sole, tread with natural rubber and plastic recovered from the ocean
Each pair reuses the equivalent of 8 plastic bottles from the ocean. Recycled cardboard box
An Apulian company that produces slippers for men and women in hemp and natural rubber.
Spanish brand, offers Alanis and Srinivasa sandals made with washed recycled cotton.
The sole of the shoe is made of natural latex and cork recycled from bottle caps. The logo is marked with green eco-ink (solvent-free). The recycled EVA rubber sole is sewn only to the sole, thus obtaining comfort, lightness and recyclability.
They are handmade to order in their workshop in Elche (Spain).
Among the flip-flops of the Spanish brand committed to reducing environmental impact, we have chosen this men’s model handcrafted in Spain.
The materials used are:
- Sole: 60% recycled tires, 40% rubber
- Insole: 100% EVA
- Strap: 100% rubber
Available on Wearth, they are ethically made with Fair Rubber certified rubber, all Wave flip flops are 100% recyclable. They are made of 100% natural rubber. They adapt to the shape of the foot for exceptional comfort and support.
Waves is a UK-based ethical and eco-friendly footwear brand.
Their flip flops are made from the finest natural rubber sourced from the foothills of Sri Lanka and certified by Fair Rubber, ensuring their rubber growers receive a fair wage and promoting ethical working practices.
Natural rubber is a great eco-friendly alternative to plastic or EVA and acts as a natural memory foam that molds to the feet.
Biosughero is an Italian online store specializing in the sale of cork and a distributor that, through a network of collaborators and partners, operates in various markets (from green building, to enology, to design and fashion).
The materials used for the flip flops are:
– Upper in cork fabric
– Cork and vulcanized natural rubber sole
– Natural cork footbed
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