… And Introduces a ‘Green Shoe’ | September 20, 2010 Issue - Vol. 88 Issue 38 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 88 Issue 38 | p. 14 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 20, 2010

… And Introduces a ‘Green Shoe’

Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: green shoes, renewable raw materials, polyols
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Credit: Bayer MaterialScience
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Credit: Bayer MaterialScience

Bayer MaterialScience has unveiled a new concept shoe that it has dubbed the “Ecotrekker.” The firm says 90% of an Ecotrekker shoe is made of eco-friendly materials produced by Bayer. For instance, a microcellular polyurethane elastomer used in the outsoles and midsoles is made with up to 70% renewable raw materials.

 
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