Cork based Leather

Cork-based leather Swatch

Cork based leather known as cork fabric or cork leather which is made by bark of cork or oak tree.

Cork is a highly renewable and biodegradable material that is harvested without harming the tree, making it an environmentally-friendly choice.

Plant-based cactus leather

Kapas Paduka is manufacturing shoes by using plant based leather such as Cactus leather which is a sustainable alternative to traditional leather because it is biodegradable and does not require the same resources or production processes.

cactus Leather

Recycled Rubber

Recycled Rubber Sole

A recycled rubber sole is a shoe sole made entirely of recycled rubber. Rubber is typically obtained by shredding and processing used tires, old shoe rubber sole & other industrials waste, to create a new material suitable for the manufacture of shoe soles.
Because it help reduce the amount of waste generated by discarded tires, recycled rubber soles are a sustainable and environmentally friendly footwear option. Rubber soles made from recycled rubber are not only eco-friendly, but also long-lasting, slip-resistant, and traction-rich, making them ideal for athletic shoes, boots, and sandals.

Recycled Cotton

Recycled cotton is a sustainable alternative to conventional cotton that reduces waste and conserves resources. The process of creating recycled cotton typically involves the following steps:

Kapas Paduka partner manufacturing Unit take such steps as Collection Old Cotton, Sorting, Cleaning, Shredding, Carding, Spinning and Weaving/Knitting.

Overall, the process of creating recycled cotton requires less water, energy, and chemicals than conventional cotton production, making it a more sustainable and environmentally friendly option. It also helps to reduce textile waste and promote a circular economy, where resources are reused and recycled rather than discarded.

Recycled Cotton Fabric

Recycled plastic bottle yarns weave fabric.

Recycled Plastic Bottle Yarn Weave Mesh

Kapas Paduka is using rPET yarns into fabric by using different weaving pattrn to give stylish look. 

This is an environmentally friendly step to create upper of the shoes, as it increase plastic bottle recycle process.

Anti Bacterial Foam

An antibacterial foam lining for Kapas Paduka shoes can be a useful feature for preventing bacteria growth and reducing foot odor. Kapas Paduka requests that it is not a replacement for proper foot hygiene. Regular foot washing and drying, as well as rotating shoes to allow them to completely dry out, are also important steps to maintain foot health.

Anti-bacterial foam for lining

Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Fabric

Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Fabric

Kapas Paduka use method to create ground or ocean plastic bottle into yarns to fabricate fabric. Recycled PET fabric that is used for the upper of shoes.

This is an environmentally friendly way to create shoes, as it repurposes materials that would otherwise go to waste.