Converse Japan creates Chuck Taylor All Star Hi with dyes made of food wastes
Converse Japan is known for creatively working on new iterations of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star Hi silhouette. While their American counterpart has created a the crater colorway of the Chuck Taylor, using only recycled materials, Converse Japan has Waste Food Scraps to Dye Chuck Taylor All Star Hi under Converse Japan’s “eclab” division which is responsible for creating more sustainable manufacturing methods. The deatils of the shoe include Ortholite Eco insoles made from castor oil-based polyurethane, recycled rubber outsoles. It is expected to be launched in August, for a retail price of r ¥ 9,000 JPY a pair (approx. $84 USD).
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