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Nike’s New Basketball Sneaker Marks a (Sustainable) First for the Brand

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Last June, Nike launched Space Hippie, an “exploratory” footwear collection inspired by the idea of a life on Mars where materials are scarce and there’s no resupply mission in sight. Designed to create as little environmental impact as possible, the drop’s four designs used 85 percent to 90 percent recycled polyester yarn for the upper,…

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