Etnies Jameson 2 Eco Vegan skateboard shoe has been a favorite of this blog since the start. So lets start out the year right helping plant some trees in the rain forest, keep old rubber and soda bottles out of the land fill, plus save you some cash. (they’re on sale now, with some free shipping)
A variety of earthy colorways are available, all with a heavy duty canvas upper. Minimal padding in the tongue and collar for those that like to skate a low profile shoe. The PET laces are made from recycled plastic, the faux-vulcanized soles are actually cupsoles and contain 20% recycled rubber in the tread, and the footbed (under the sole insert) is real laminated cork! All making for good board feel and an eco-responsible shoe that Hardliners everywhere can be proud of.
The Jameson 2 Eco is quite possibly the most Vegan of all the options out there if not for the use of recycled and reclaimed materials, but for Etnies, Buy a Shoe Plant a Tree program. For every shoe purchased Etnies funds a tree to be planted by La Reserva Forest Foundation. La Reserva is healing rain forests that have been devastated by clear cutting for animal agriculture. They plant trees that create “eco-bridges.” Providing native species a way to thrive between larger wooded areas.
4 More colorways on the site from past seasons, limited sizes, $40 and free shipping.
Black/Grey/White size7-13 $49.99
Brown/Tan size 7.5-11.5 $49.99
Olive size 7-13 $49.99