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Greats Royale Knit Sneaker Has Been Redesigned With Recycled Plastic

Greats Royale Knit, $119
Greats Royale Knit, $119
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Greats is recycling their Royale Knit style in more ways than one: Not only is the popular, breezy design available once again for men and women just in time for summer, but it is also now made from recycled-single use and ocean plastics.


According to the brand, each shoe’s knit upper is constructed out of the equivalent of seven plastic water bottles, and overall, Greats will be removing 75,000 plastic bottles and other plastic materials from the ocean with their latest release. The Royale Knit’s sustainable makeover isn’t only limited to the shoe itself; the shoe is also packaged in 100% recycled materials.

Not to mention, the rubber-sole Royale Knit is lightweight, breathable, and easily cleaned with just a little soap and water. And as far as feel goes, each pair features custom modeled performance insoles for maximum comfort. At $119, that’s a good look for you, and for the environment.