Environmental Protection & Preservation
Simple Shoes Announces StopGlobalWarming.org Flip Flop
Simple Shoes, the world
leader in sustainable footwear and accessories, announced today that it has
teamed up with the Stop Global Warming Virtual March to develop a special
StopGlobalWarming.org edition of the Toepeeka flip-flop for men and women.
The Toepeeka is a part of Simple Shoes' Green Toe premier collection of
sustainable footwear and accessories.
The StopGlobalWarming.org edition of the Toepeeka features the
StopGlobalWarming.org logo printed on 100% organic cotton. The Toepeeka is
also made with ecologically-friendly materials, such as; water-based glues,
jute footbed, bamboo lining, and an outsole made from a recycled car tire.
To lessen the ecological footprint from packaging, the flip-flops will come
in a bio-degradable bag made from corn-starch.
Tips for what an individual can do to reduce their own carbon emissions
are printed on the inside strap. They read, "Change a light bulb - Using a
compact florescent light bulb saves 150lbs of carbon dioxide a year" and
"Stop Idling - After 10 seconds you'll waste 10% less by turning the
In celebration of Earth Day 2007 this program will launch online at
in April. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the will benefit StopGlobalWarming.org.
Founded by Laurie David, John McCain and Robert F. Kennedy Jr,
StopGlobalWarming.org has galvanized over 600,000 individual marchers
including leading scientists, entertainers, athletes, political and
religious leaders, and corporations who are concerned about the overheating
of the planet and have united to urge government to find solutions to the
growing and imminent danger of global warming.
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