Thursday, April 23, 2009

Cheap and co friendly:Save the Planet and plant a tree

Payless ShoeSource have launched a new range of affordable, stylish and eco friendly shoes in their new line Zoe&Zac . The entire collection of womens’and girls’ shoes was created to make green fashion accessible and appealing at a price tag under $30 (US). The collection is made from eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton and linen, natural hemp, jute, recycled rubber, and water-based glues. Even the packaging is eco-smart with 100% recycled shoe boxes printed with soy-based inks. The brains behind the idea of model, activist and television host Summer Rayne Oakes and not only does she bring trendy footwear at an affordable price but she also enables people to contribute to a worth while cause. Between 4/13/09 - 5/4/09 Payless will contribute $1 to The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees Campaign for every Zoe&Zac item purchased. A minimum total of $100,000 (US) will be contributed in 2009 from the sales of Zoe&Zac items.

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