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Recycled Newspaper Flip-Flops Create Sustainable Jobs in Indonesia

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Have you heard the news? PaperFlops is a nascent line of flip-flops made from recycled newspapers and other sustainable materials. Currently seeking funding through Ulule, a European version of Kickstarter, PaperFlops seeks to create jobs for the underprivileged and disabled in Yogjakarta, Indonesia. Made from two pounds of newspaper, old palm-tree root, coconut shells, and natural rubber, each pair of flip-flops not only wins points for repurposing waste, but it also scores high on style, too. Don’t worry about your footwear turning to pulp after the first wear; durability and water-resistance are ensured by a thin layer of natural rubber sealant.

+ PaperFlops €26

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One Response to “Recycled Newspaper Flip-Flops Create Sustainable Jobs in Indonesia”

  1. blowsie says:

    These are now available to buy in Europe! A british company are supporting their project http://www.green-eye.co.uk.

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