This boot’s upper and laces are made of a blend of 50% hemp and 50% cotton for durability. The soles contain 40% recycled hospital gloves (or car tires in the black soled version) and the tongue padding and insole are recovered foam from upholstery manufacturing. The removable insole padding and tongue are 100% recycled foam (from seat cushion manufacturing).
The eyelets are made of 80% post-consumer recycled metals and the mid sole is 100% pre-consumer card from recycled coffee filters, office file folders and post-consumer magazines.
Finally, the shoe box is printed with soy-based inks and is reversible for use as a gift box. The Pachira is the first offering of a footwear line from Vigilante Jade, a new company founded by Julie Lewis. Both men’s and women’s versions are available from Hemp Sisters for $63.