We believe change starts with all of us and this is why we at Footshop take responsibility to bring more awareness and education about sustainability topic. As a part of our commitment we want support and give better visibility to products that are produced in a more responsible manner. As growing business and fashion influencer, we have created a strong community of sneakers and streetwear lovers to whom we feel beholden with such a commitment. Let us inspire you to chose more sustainable purchasing decisions.
During the past years, the movement towards more considerate fashion production has been on the rise. Many fashion brands have implemented sustainability at different stages of production, and as a fashion platform, we would like to make these sustainable products more accessible to our customers.Based on international certifications, we came with an internal system of sustainable criteria. When the product meets at least 1 of our criteria below, it will be given a sustainable flag.
is used for products which cotton production was made with more sustainable practices than is used with conventional cotton. Such a cotton was grow with lesser usage of water chemical fertilizers and pesticides which significantly helps to reduce the environmental footprint of cotton farming
is used for products that are made using more environmently-friendly proceses which uses less water, energy and chemicals. Products with international certifications such as bluesign®, the 100 standard by OEKO-TEX® and MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® are placed under this label.
label means that product is made mostly by naturally cultivated cotton without the use of any synthetic agricultural chemicals as fertilizers or pesticides.
" Primeblue is a high-performance recycled material made in part with Parley Ocean Plastic—upcycled plastic waste intercepted on remote islands, beaches, coastal communities and shorelines, preventing it from polluting our ocean. Primeblue belongs to main innovative materials created by adidas."
is an innovative material developed by adidas. Products which carry this label are made from 100% sustainable material that does not contain virgin plastic
Products with this label are made mostly of recycled materials mostly made from old waste such as plastic bottles and clothes. These products has smaller environmental footprint thanks to processing more waste materials than virgin materials.
Another material from Reebok which was developed to minimize environmental footprint of production. The overall recycled content of the garment is minimum 30% by weight in apparel and accessories. In footwear minimum 30% of the upper is made from recycled materials by weight. Additionally the products do not contain virgin polyester.
Products with this label are made with at least 50% plant-based or natural materials, as part of Reebok commitment to minimize usage of man-made plastics.
Is a material created from upcycled plastic waste that was intercepted from beaches and coastal communities before reaching the ocean. Parley for the Oceans works with partners to collect, sort and transport the recovered raw material (mainly PET bottles) to the adidas supplier who produces the yarn, which is legally trademarked. It is used as a replacement for virgin plastic in the making of adidas x Parley collection of high-performance sportswear.
Product with vegan label has been made with vegan alternatives to animal derived materials or ingredients, like leather and down to offer you a vegan option with animal free ingredients.