Pushing Textiles Forward through technology-
Spikersilk is made from the protien-based, bio-polymer fiber Biosteel from the German company AMSilk. Biosteel does not use plastic/petroleum based components typically used in synthetic materials. See link below for more information on Biosteel
Adidas develops new biodegradable shoe that, after about 2 years of use, can be dissolved (except for foam sole) in your sink using a protein enzyme. Follow below link for more information.
Gizmo and Wired have published articles on the new shoe please see below links:
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