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Ecoalf Recycles Ocean Plastic, Algae into Sock-Like Sneaker

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Ecoalf’s upcoming shoe is literally garbage, but that’s a feature, not a flaw. The Spanish minimalist streetwear brand—think Uniqlo but for the conscious crowd—is launching a shoe made from ocean waste and algae. Set to drop in September, each “Shao” will comprise two-and-a-half plastic bottles that were fished out from the Mediterranean Sea, then spun…

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