16 of the Best Eco-Friendly Sneakers on the Planet, for the Planet
Highlighting the footwear industry’s efforts to reduce emissions.
WRITER: IAN STONEBROOK
In 2021, your footprint is more than just the herringbone pattern that imprints the sand. It’s your carbon footprint: the toll your actions, purchases and consumption habits place on the earth. It’s something consumers are increasingly aware of, reflected in the growing textile recycling industry. Brands and designers are contributing to the collective push towards a greener future too, releasing shoes built on recycled materials, sustainable sources and lower-emission means of manufacturing.
From archival Air Jordans to performance running, these are the styles moving the needle for the environment.