Project Piola - Sustainable Sneakers
by Joshua Rudd
Background on Team Piola:
We spent a year in Peru working as volunteers in a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Lima, Peru.
During this year, we fell in love with this country and realized that there were many social and economic problems within the country.
Through a random meeting, we decided to source our raw materials such as wild rubber from the Amazon Rainforest and organic cotton from the south of Peru in order to develop a sneaker.
The idea was to set up a sustainable...
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