Sustainable since day one.

At Rothy’s, we take a whole brand approach to sustainability. From our materials to our production to the way we treat our people, we consider sustainability every step of the way. And we’ve been that way since the very beginning.

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1. Be flakey

Single-use plastic
bottles are chipped into
little flakes.

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2. Under pressure

Those tiny flakes
are then pressed into
tiny pellets.

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3. Thread cred

Pellets are made
into spools of thread
and knit into shoes.

plastic water bottles—and counting.

Every minute, one million water bottles are sold globally. And unfortunately, 91% of the world’s plastic does not get recycled. By knitting the uppers of our shoes from recycled plastic water bottles, we divert waste from landfills every day and look great while doing it.

Our materials.

Plastic water bottles.

We divert millions of bottles from landfills and turn them into beautiful, colorful, comfortable shoes.

Eco-friendly outsoles.

The soles of our shoes are made
from vegan, recyclable, carbon-free rubber and TPU. 

Vegan & non-toxic adhesives.

We use safe adhesives that are created with low environmental impact.

Recycled foam insoles.

Our comfy, washable shoe insoles
contain bio-based caster oil and recycled materials.

Our materials.

Where the magic happens.

Ship ship hooray.

Scrub a dub dub.

Meet our family.

Being sustainable means more that just using recycled materials. It also means fostering an inclusive, positive work environment for our team members around the globe. We’re proud to offer exceptional health and wellness perks to all the Rothy’s family in our San Francisco HQ, our China workshop and beyond.

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