3 Steps to Greener Feet

3 Steps to Greener Feet

1. Before you buy, do some legwork.

Simple Shoes (simpleshoes.com) lowers your sneaks’ footprint—they‘re made from recycled tires, plastic bottles, and organic cotton. (Get the style below at Fontana‘s for $65.) Toms (toms.com) donates a pair to a child in Argentina for every pair sold. Unu Footwear (unu-life.com) sends you a piece of recycled leather, and you turn it into flipflops— no stitching or gluing required!

2 Reduce, re-shoes!

Why buy new kicks when you can go vintage or find a perfectly good used pair? Try Trader K’s, Petrune, or Mama Goose.

3. Don’t toss your old shoes—fix ’em.

If they need to be resoled, reheeled, recorked, or restitched, head to Fontana’s or the Cobbler’s Cottage.

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