Kane Footwear, a health for your body and the planet brand, released a limited edition Tropic/Dark Earth Speckle colorway to celebrate ocean health and its commitment to sustainable best practices.
Kane’s flagship Revive slip-on lifecycle – from harvesting the raw materials for its sugarcane-based shoes to shipping in FSC-certified packaging – is planned to ensure an Earth-friendly manufacturing process. The company’s manufacturer in Brazil was chosen for its eco-conscious hydroelectric energy source and attention to water usage. Kane ensures that its injection-molding process produces zero waste, with scraps ground up and used in future shoes. In this way, Kane celebrates Earth Day beyond April 22.
“In addition to creating a sustainable product with the Revive’s renewable, sugarcane-based BounceBack foam, we wanted to ensure our full supply chain was in line with our values,” John Gagliardi, founder of Kane Footwear, said. “From choosing the best manufacturing partner to using our boxes as the shippers, we’re working to do the best we can for our planet.”
Kane is conscious of its carbon footprint. The sugarcane-based BounceBack foam, made from sugarcane ethanol, holds carbon sequestered during the sugarcane’s growth process, making it a carbon-negative material.
To continue expanding its best practices, Kane partners with 1% For the Planet to contribute to climate solutions and Sole for Souls to ensure no products go to waste and all are put to the best use possible. The company is also in the process of becoming a Certified B-Corp.
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