OAT uses a flexible biodegradable plastic to make the shoe soles with. This plastic is certified according to EN13432, which in basically means that 90+ % of a certain amount of the plastic will degrade within 6 months ideal circumstances. The velocity with which the soles will degrade depends on the temperature, humidity and the amount of microbes in soil.
Flax is is one of the strongest natural fibres that exists. It’s naturally breathing and has a low environmental impact because it uses little water and grows quite well without the use of pesticides. Flax can be used to produce oil, as a nutritional supplement, and it’s used as an ingredient in many wood-finishing products.
This product is 100% biodegradable. This means that this product will completely decompose into the earth once you plant it. The rate of degradation varies depending on the temperature, humidity and the amount of microbes in soil.
This product is 100% Vegan. No materials derived from animals have been used in the manufacturing of this product.