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Seven Most Sustainable Shoe Brands 7个你不得不知的可持续鞋子品牌

Updated: Aug 14, 2020

Author : Marina


Together with the urge of a revolution in sustainability for fashion brands, the footwear sector has to reconsider as well his role in this scenario. Designers and footwear companies are struggling to research and develop shoes with less harmful impact on the environment and of course, cruelty-free.

当服装品牌面临向可持续发展变革的巨大压力时,鞋子行业也在走出下一步。对于生产对环境伤害小,并且不包含对动物残忍的鞋子,设计师和各个品牌都绞尽脑汁。


What does it mean “sustainable shoes”?

一双可持续的鞋子长什么样?


The term sustainable shoes is very broad. Mostly it involves the design of shoes that would use new natural and easy-to-decompose materials, would pay attention to the gas emissions, would be transparent in its supply chain guaranteeing that natural resources, animal welfare, good labor conditions are respected.

可持续鞋子的概念很宽泛,主要包括天然易分解材料的使用,注意温室气体排放,供应链透明,尊重自然,动物福利,和劳动者权益。


What is the environmental problem associated with shoes?

鞋子会引起什么环境问题呢?


The main environmental problem related to footwear is its difficulty to decompose since it is mainly made by plastic and glues, materials that are hard to recycle, then gas emissions and animal leather that is cruel and very heavy on the environment especially in the tanning process.

鞋子的主要问题是分解难,原因还要看其主要原料。塑料和胶本身就有很高的碳成本,而且很难回收。而动物皮革不但非常残忍,而且其加工污染很严重。


Seven Most Sustainable Shoes Brands