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Ccilu Seeks Funding for Shoe Made Entirely with Recycled Plastic Bottles

Where are fashion’s priorities? How sustainability will fare post pandemic is just one of many open questions. Join SJ on July 15 at 11 am for a webinar on how the crisis will affect future sourcing decisions and how to better measure progress.

Japanese footwear brand Ccilu, known for its supportive sneakers, sandals and boots, is now working to develop the world’s most sustainable shoe. The company’s GreenPlax design represents the first shoe to be made entirely with post-consumer plastic bottles—from soles to uppers. While many brands have tapped into the recycled PET stream in the creation of…

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