06 Apr '17, 8pm

Reebok's new biodegradable sneakers are made from corn

Reebok The shoe does not actually grow out of a plant. There’s a rush right now for clothing companies—especially those in the outdoor and athletic spaces—to find renewable materials for their wares. Reebok has chosen corn as its preferred sustainable building block for use in an upcoming sneaker, which is part of its Corn + Cotton initiative. The shoe’s upper will be made from organic cotton, which isn’t out of the ordinary for a casual sneaker, like the Reebok Classic, after which the new corn-based shoe is styled. And while shoe soles are typically made of materials derived from petroleum, in this case the more sustainable commodity of corn will be doing the job. It’s a project that Bill McInnis, who heads the company’s innovations lab, says has been in the works for at least five years. The cotton aspect of the shoe was “straightforward,” he says. But finding material ...

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