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1) How are Rothy’s made?

Rothy’s are made from recycled plastic water bottles. The bottles are hot washed, sterilized, then fused into fiber that is knit into yarn.

2) What are the soles and insoles made of?

The soles are made of environmentally-friendly recycled carbon-free rubber, and the insoles are made of recycled plastic from water bottles and recyclable foam.

3) What makes the seamless construction so special?

Simply put, seamless means no hard seams or stiff edges that cause discomfort. Our patented seamless construction also significantly reduces waste, making Rothy’s stand out as a force for good in a notoriously wasteful industry.

4) How are Rothy’s both recycled and recyclable?

Rothy’s uppers and insoles are both made using 100% recycled fiber that was once plastic water bottles. Our outsoles are made from carbon-free rubber. As for our recyclability, our packaging is 100% recyclable, and our shoes are recyclable at the end of their lifespan. Please consider donating your old Rothy’s or recycling them through our partner PLUSfoam, with free return shipping.

5) Where are Rothy’s made?

Our shoe designs and prototypes are created in our office in San Francisco. The shoes are made in Dongguan, China, where we own and run our factory. We are proud to provide fair wages, living accommodations, and meals, and we promote a work-life balance for all of our factory employees.

6) Are Rothy’s vegan?

Rothy’s are 100% vegan. No animals will ever be harmed in the making of our shoes.

7) Are Rothy’s latex free?

Yes, Rothy’s are 100% latex free.

8) Are the shoes hard since they’re made from recycled water bottles?

Our knit material is extremely soft and flexible and will gently hug your feet with a small amount of give.

9) How much do Rothy’s weigh?

Rothy’s weigh 9.3 ounces.

10) Why is a blue dust bag no longer included in my order?

We strongly consider all elements that go into our packaging. We eliminated the dust bag to continue our efforts to reduce waste and continue our sustainability efforts.

11) The color or print I wanted to buy is now gone. Where is it?

We make some colors and prints of our shoes in limited quantities, so we recommend acting fast if you see something you love! We sometimes bring back old favorites, but we do permanently retire colors every now and then.

About the Shoes

1) How are Rothy’s made?

Rothy’s are made from recycled plastic water bottles. The bottles are hot washed, sterilized, then fused into fiber that is knit into yarn.

2) What are the soles and insoles made of?

The soles are made of environmentally-friendly recycled carbon-free rubber, and the insoles are made of recycled plastic from water bottles and recyclable foam.

3) What makes the seamless construction so special?

Simply put, seamless means no hard seams or stiff edges that cause discomfort. Our patented seamless construction also significantly reduces waste, making Rothy’s stand out as a force for good in a notoriously wasteful industry.

4) How are Rothy’s both recycled and recyclable?

Rothy’s uppers and insoles are both made using 100% recycled fiber that was once plastic water bottles. Our outsoles are made from carbon-free rubber. As for our recyclability, our packaging is 100% recyclable, and our shoes are recyclable at the end of their lifespan. Please consider donating your old Rothy’s or recycling them through our partner PLUSfoam, with free return shipping.

5) Where are Rothy’s made?

Our shoe designs and prototypes are created in our office in San Francisco. The shoes are made in Dongguan, China, where we own and run our factory. We are proud to provide fair wages, living accommodations, and meals, and we promote a work-life balance for all of our factory employees.

6) Are Rothy’s vegan?

Rothy’s are 100% vegan. No animals will ever be harmed in the making of our shoes.

7) Are Rothy’s latex free?

Yes, Rothy’s are 100% latex free.

8) Are the shoes hard since they’re made from recycled water bottles?

Our knit material is extremely soft and flexible and will gently hug your feet with a small amount of give.

9) How much do Rothy’s weigh?

Rothy’s weigh 9.3 ounces.

10) Why is a blue dust bag no longer included in my order?

We strongly consider all elements that go into our packaging. We eliminated the dust bag to continue our efforts to reduce waste and continue our sustainability efforts.

11) The color or print I wanted to buy is now gone. Where is it?

We make some colors and prints of our shoes in limited quantities, so we recommend acting fast if you see something you love! We sometimes bring back old favorites, but we do permanently retire colors every now and then.