Ganges Black – Vegan Basic Sneaker Minimalist Low-Top Non-Skid Lace-Up Recycled Plastic Oceans 

by NAE Vegan Shoes
$109 USD

Meet GANGES, the eco-friendly unisex low-top derby sneakers made with recycled materials

Unisex vegan basic minimalist sneaker, derby-styled, with a flexible and well-rounded upper shape from the toe tip to the quarter counter edge, to achieve this way the most comfortable outcome for all-day dress

These sustainable sneakers feature a 100% recycled PET upper knit made with plastic collected from the ocean and post-consumer plastic a soft, water-repellent, lightweight and very resistant material

They show an classic timeless design, stitched merging different parts and lyers as eyestay, quarter panel, counter back heel, and collar

Good choice giving an sport and casual look to daily use on urban walks as well as stay inward, an everyday wear for modern vintage lovers that matches perfect with all kind of outfit

Alike, is a fit footwear for any season, since at his water-resistant condition is added that it’s inner lining is breathable averting foot’s sweating and suffocation

The shoes are lined with 100% recyclable OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certified microfibre manufactured in a system free of CO2 emissions. This material is hypoallergenic, antibacterial and antimicrobial, preventing the development of odours

Also has a lugged and lightweight flat-sole, which kind composition is made with 100% recycled gum rubber, offering good slip resistance and providing comfort

Moreover has a soft and supple insole-footbed made of paperboard agglomerate, which reaches more stability adapting to the foot without loosing it’s cast

The padded collar and tongue along with this flexible soles make these comfortable sneakers perfect to wear both indoors and outdoors

Has black laces to closure made of recycled polyester and attached by free of nickel eyelets

As accent details, they have the «recycled» symbol stamped on the quarter panel

With available sizes from UK3 to UK11.5 / USW5 to USM12 – Standard Sizing

Composition made with ecological, very resistant and lightweight materials

Durable and washable, easy to clean outcome composition, sustainable for you and for the environment

Beautifully hand-made in Portugal in a fair work environment and ecological manufacturing process

Size: Normal shape. Order your usual size. If you are a half size, order up.

Sole height: 2,5 cm / 0.98 in (on top heel height), 1,6 cm / 0.63 in (on metatarsus sole).

Shaft height: Low-Top cut.

Circumference at the top: Medium.

Closure type: Lace-Up.

Toe Type: Round.

Collection: Autumn Winter 2019-20.

Season: All-Year.

Pattern: Solid / Monochrome.

Color: Black and grey.

Details/Accent: «Recycled» symbol stamped on the quarter panel.

Occasion: Walk, Freedom, Casual, Daily, Outdoor, Indoor, Urban.

Style: Classic timeless minimalist basic sneaker derby-styled.

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Materials used:

Material Composition: 100% Vegan - 0% Animal Exploitation // Upper: 100% recycled PET upper, a water-repellent, lightweight and very strong, resistant fabric material made with plastic collected from the ocean and post-consumer plastic. The laces are made of polyester 100% recycled. // Lining/Inner: Breathable, antibacterial, antimicrobial and hypoallergenic material, made of 90% microfiber and 10% PU, CO2 free manufacturing system. // Insole: Paperboard agglomerate lined with 90% microfiber and 10% PU. This is removable. // Outsole: Anti-Skid, lightweight, lugged shape, 100% recycled Gum Rubber.

Manufacturing information:

Recycled PET -- While PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is still plastic it is incredibly recyclable. We hope to see the production of plastic come to an end but in the meantime we can help to reduce the consumption of natural resources by making use of recycled materials; reduce, reuse, recycle. That's why we decided to turn it into beautiful products for you! First synthesised in the 1940s PET was popularised for its strong, lightweight nature, which likewise is true of RPET (Recycled PET). When broken down, your old bottles and food containers can be turned into clothing, accessories – and of course beautiful shoes! – making it as easy on your conscience as on your skin.

Care instructions:

For PET fabric products, we recommend clean using a soaked cloth with soapy water. For more difficult to remove stains, rub in a soft cleaning brush for shoes soaked with soapy water in a circular motion. Remove the soap with a damp cloth. Let your item air dry before wearing.

Special notes:

RE-MOVE Project -- It is estimated that at least 8 million tons of plastic will end up in our oceans every year - the equivalent to a garbage truck full of plastic per minute. To address this issue, we launched RE-MOVE, a project that offers sustainable footwear made with recycled plastic from the ocean and other recycled materials. // Billions of tons of plastic in the seas affecting and contaminating ecosystem, animals lives and humans. Humanity has created 8.3 billions tons of plastic. Today 4.6 billion tons of plastic is in landfills or the environment. It is estimated that 75% of the waste is in the depths of the seas and only 25% in on the surface. // We have used the ocean as a trash can, as if it could somehow recycle our synthetic leftovers. It is such a huge and serious problem that lead fisherman community, NGO’S and informal groups to take action. // We must stop producing plastic and thats why we develop this project. RE-MOVE is a project as a way of solution for the remaining problem. Now we have products that are made of fabric produced from collected ocean’s plastic!This amazing project is just one way. We can do better! Join us to free the ocean.

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About NAE Vegan Shoes

Nae was born under the assumption of no animal exploitation and focus on not only the natural and ecological materials, but also on the design, style and quality that are already recognized in Portuguese footwear. All the products we manufacture are ethical and designed for the consumer and their daily comfort.

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Shipping from: Portugal

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United States (US) $9 Free shipping over $150.

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Our delivery fee is 9$. And we offer free shipping for orders over 150$. Delivery time will be between 3 and 4 working days.

Returns and Exchanges

You can return your product in 100 days. Before sending the products to our facilities, please contact our customer support (support_mp@nae-vegan.com) to receive all the information about the required documentation. Remember that NAE will only accepts the return request if product are in perfect condition and weren’t used. Customs - The customer will bear the costs of customs in countries that request them.