Tag: Umòja Shoes

French sneaker brand crowdfunds 100% biobased shoe

French sneaker brand crowdfunds 100% biobased shoe

May 3, 2021 |

In France, lifestyle sneaker brand Umòja Shoes has unveiled a 100% biobased and biodegradable sneaker.   Dubbed MMEA—Swahili for plant—the shoe uses many materials and methods already employed by artisans in Africa. The upper part of the shoe is made from organic cotton woven by Burkina Faso artisans, while the outer sole is made from […]

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