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The Simple Way To Recycle Materials

11th March 2011
Whilst delivering stylish, wearable footwear, a huge part of Simple’s appeal is its eco credentials and the materials used to produce their sustainable collections. Discover all in a step-by-step guide to some of the different materials that make up Simple shoes. BIO. D The BIO. D additive makes the EVA and rubber in Simple’s soles biodegrade with in 20 years (in a landfill or compost heap). Regular soles can stick around for a millennium. Recycled Carpet Padding Why not use carpet padding in shoes? Carpet padding is durable, squishy and made almost entirely from scrap and post-consumer foam. Certified Organic Cotton All of the cotton used is from non-genetically modified seeds and is grown without the use of herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Hemp Simple use hemp because it is one of the strongest, most durable and breathable fibres available; and doesn’t require the use of pesticides or herbicides. Recycled Rubber Tires Some of the outsoles use a combination of recycled and natural rubber. ...


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