Most of the time when I see a headline about sustainable shoes, the focus is on sneakers. But what about a sustainable stiletto?
Covestro and Brazilian footwear manufacturer Calçados Beira Rio have joined forces on a concept using recycled plastics along with materials made using carbon dioxide and other green sources for both a casual shoe and a woman's dress shoe.
The high heels are made with recycled plastic.
"For example, used polycarbonate products are shredded, cleaned, possibly mixed with new plastic and reused as recycled Makrolon," Covestro writes. "In women's shoes, this lends lasting strength to the insole and heel."