US Emerging Brand Koio Achieves a Milestone in the Footwear Industry With 99% Biodegradable Sneakers

5月 03, 2023

Recently, the high-end leather sportswear brand Koio from the United States released its first 99% biodegradable sneakers, Mello, which marks a milestone in the brand’s history and the footwear industry.

The development of Mello took two years of extensive research. It features full-grain regenerated vegetable-tanned leather from the Swiss Alps, which can achieve carbon neutrality. The shoe sole is made by French RELTEX, using Lactae Hevea® natural rubber, and partially lined with Italian cowhide certified by LWG (Leather Working Group). The midsole is made of recycled material …