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

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.

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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