Converse sells shoes on the garbage island

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Converse sells shoes on the garbage island

30.04.2021 News

The Converse brand has opened a virtual store on a garbage island in the Pacific Ocean, which consists of 80,000 tons of plastic and is larger than the area of ​​France. The offers of this outlet can be found on the store’s website.

It is reported that the Renew Labs space was developed by Virtue.

The store presents sneakers that meet the ideas of sustainable development. They can be purchased on the Choose Your Own Donation system – for a donation. Proceeds from Converse sales will be used to dispose of ocean debris. The range will be updated until World Oceans Day, which is celebrated on June 8.

“We want to make cult sneakers the most environmentally friendly, but we understand that we can’t do it on our own,” said Converse Marketing Director Miguel Carrillo.

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