“El Naturalista has proven it possible to extend their markets throughout the world while still maintaining eco-friendly practices,” said Phil Meynard, President of Planet, Inc.
Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
PlanetShoes.com, a lifestyle retailer committed to helping people live healthier, more eco-friendly lives, is pleased to include El Naturalista shoes in their unique assortment of comfortable, casual fashion footwear. Created with the idea that a company could be a space for social transformation, El Naturalista has committed to using eco-friendly materials, helping communities in need, and making quality, fashionable shoes.
El Naturalista believes that it is possible to innovate without losing their traditional essence, a tradition established from their home in Quel, a century-old shoemaking region. “El Naturalista has proven it possible to extend their markets throughout the world while still maintaining eco-friendly practices,” said Phil Meynard, President of Planet, Inc. “Between their use of eco-friendly materials like biodegradable rubber and handmade jute to their hand stitching, El Naturalista is a truly sustainable company that belongs at PlanetShoes”.
PlanetShoes.com is carrying a variety of women’s and men’s El Naturalista, including sneakers, mary-janes, boots and sandals.
About El Naturalista
Founded ten years ago, El Naturalista has expanded from the small shoemaking region of Quel to over 40 countries around the world. Their shoes are backed by tradition and knowledgeable craftsmanship while utilizing modern eco-friendly techniques. Using materials like biodegradable rubber, 100% handmade jute, recycled polyurethane and natural wood from controlled crops, El Naturalista footwear is the epitome of sustainability. The company works with the Atauchi project, a campaign to promote educational projects for the youngest and neediest in third-world countries like Haiti, Tanzania and Peru. Supporting Unicef and Save the Children, El Naturalista has truly committed to bettering worldwide communities.
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.