"Between their use of sustainable materials like cork, latex and jute to their low-waste production process, Birkenstock is truly committed to running a green business,” said Phil Meynard, President of Planet, Inc.
Waltham, MA (PRWEB) August 11, 2013
PlanetShoes.com, a lifestyle retailer committed to helping people live healthier, more eco-friendly lives, is pleased to carry Birkenstock in their unique assortment of footwear. The footwear company has set the standard for quality and durability for years, toting a distinctive design indicative of the natural, transcendent Birkenstock lifestyle.
Birkenstock has reflected a green sensibility since their footwear began over 230 years ago, molding and changing with the times. “Between their use of sustainable materials like cork, latex and jute to their low-waste production process, Birkenstock is truly committed to running a green business,” said Phil Meynard, President of Planet, Inc. “Their recycled packaging, shoe donations and conservation efforts have contributed to their designation as a Marin County Green Business, one of the highest sustainability designations available.”
PlanetShoes.com is carrying a variety of men’s and women’s Birkenstocks.
Made in Germany since 1774, Birkenstock is complete with a unique history of simplistic shoe-making that contributes to their impeccable quality and interesting design structure. Birkenstock believes in simplicity: no extras, simply comfortable footwear that molds to the foot over time. Birkenstock USA just celebrated their 40th anniversary, brought to the US by Margot Fraser. With a desire to share the Birkenstock contoured footbed with the United States, Fraser eventually created an expanding business committed to perfecting walking comfort.
PlanetShoes.com is an innovative lifestyle retailer committed to helping people live healthier, more eco-friendly lives. The first in the industry to offer a CarbonFree shipping alternative, PlanetShoes.com specializes in products that blend function, style, comfort and value with eco-ethics. The company proudly offers a wide selection of shoes, bags, and other accessories from more than 190 brands. For more information, visit http://www.planetshoes.com .