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Croatian brothers make sneakers with 97% natural materials

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Two brothers—Hrvoje and Domagoj Boljar—from Croatia have created MIRET ecological sneakers—made with 97 per cent natural materials. The brothers have combined the strongest natural fibres to craft sneakers which are kind to feet as much as they are kind to nature.

"Not only can they (MIRET ecological sneakers) substitute synthetic materials, but in many ways they are far better than plastic," the brothers write in an article in the hard bound fifth edition of the Sustainability Compendium - ‘Going Circular’ brought out by Fibre2Fashion.

When they set out on a journey to develop a sustainable alternative than the current product, they realised that "there is no universal solution, but diversification and development of alternatives could be the answer for a more sustainable future," the brothers write while recounting their story in their article 'Treading by nature'.

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