Why Biodegradable and Sustainable

LEGITIMUS LEATHER FOOTWEAR - CONCEPT
Exclusive product, manufactured with 100% biodegradable, sustainable and ecologically correct inputs.

They do not contaminate nature and preserve your health, leaving your feet free from contact with heavy and carcinogenic metals, which are restrictive in international standards.

 

100% BIODEGRADABLE FOOTWEAR - THE PRODUCT
Genuine Leather 100% biodegradable without Chromo and other heavy metals;
Genuine Leather Lining 100% biodegradable without Chromium and other heavy metals;
Sole made of biodegradable natural rubber;
Biodegradable natural cotton laces;
Sewing threads in Biodegradable Polyamide;
Water-based adhesives.
 
Comparative table of raw materials used in the manufacture of footwear:

 

Material

Stepsgreen

Conventional Shoes

Vegan Shoes

Leather

Legitimate without Chromo 100% biodegradable

Chromed or synthetic leather

Synthetic Oil-based

Lining

Legitimate without Chromo 100% biodegradable

Chromed leather, or unlined, or synthetic

Petroleum-based, or unlined, or synthetic

Sole

Natural rubber

100% biodegradable

Zero sulfur

Rubber with petroleum-based oils, or 100% petroleum, contains sulfur

Rubber with petroleum-based oils, or 100% petroleum, contains sulfur

Insole

Natural rubber

100% biodegradable

Rubber, polyurethane or e.v.a. oil based

Rubber, polyurethane or petroleum-based e.v.a

Metal

Metal Free

Rings and zippers

Rings and zippers

Shoelace

Natural Cotton

100% biodegradable

Petroleum-derived nylon

Petroleum-derived nylon

Stitching stitching, string and sole line

Biodegradable Polyamide

Petroleum-derived nylon

Petroleum-derived nylon

Glues

Water based

Solvent-based

Solvent-based

                                          Average decomposition time in nature

From 1 to 3 years old

300 to 600 years

600 years

 

Reforestation recycled Kraft paper packaging

Mounting insole does not use cardboard, nylon fiber and steel corner

Nylon