Wellington based sustainable shoe company launches in USA

Wellington entrepreneur Jeremy Bank was was inspired to create sustainable shoes after his daughter found plastic all over what had been a pristine beach in Hawai’i.

Last year he crowd-sourced $80,000 to get his company YY Nation to the next stage.

Yesterday, the company launched its first range of four styles of shoes in the United States – made of  merino, discarded pineapple husks, algae, bamboo and recycled plastic.

Wellington based sustainable shoe company launches in USA
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