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Algae Pollution Finds New Life as Footwear With Algix’s Bloom Technology

From new denim constructions, weights and washes to the steps global mills are taking to reduce impact, Rivet's SS23 In Season Look Book: Denim & Trims has everything you need to know for a successful denim season.

Is green the new black? Algix, a Mississippi startup that turns algae into footwear, certainly thinks so. The company dredges ponds and lakes across the United States and Asia—particularly those at risk for algal overload because of rises in global temperature—and transforms the harvested biomass into closed-cell performance foam for insoles, midsoles and outsoles. The…

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