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Recipe for a Carbon-Neutral Vegan Sneaker? Bamboo, Sugarcane and Recycled Plastic

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Using a roster of natural materials like bamboo, sugarcane and cork, footwear brand Cariuma has created an entirely vegan, carbon-neutral sneaker. On Wednesday, the sustainable Brazilian brand debuted its Ibi lace-up, a low-top cupsole style for men and women. The shoe’s knit upper is crafted from a proprietary blend of bamboo fibers and recycled PET…

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