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Finnish Sneakerheads Create Shoes Made From Coffee Grounds, Recycled Plastic

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A Finnish startup has created what it is hailing the world’s first “coffee sneaker” made from waste coffee grounds and recycled plastic. The company, called Rens, is soliciting preorders for the slip-on on Kickstarter, where it has raised $278,000 in pledges to date, or nearly 15 times its $19,000 goal. Turns out, the byproducts of…

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