Norm's 1L11 trainer produces 80 per cent less carbon than typical shoes

July 9, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Recycled plastic and rubber make up this unisex trainer by Belgian brand Norm, which has set out to change the "nonsense" manufacturing process of a standard pair of shoes.

Norm's 1L11 trainers, which are available in white, black, navy, red and khaki-green, have been made to have a carbon footprint of 6.5 kilograms – approximately 80 per cent less than a typical pair of shoes.

The brand achieved this figure by almost exclusively using recycled materials to make the shoe and its packaging, in addition to cutting back on transportation during the manufacturing process, which Norm is carrying out solely in Europe.

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