Meet the Inventors: Recyclable shoes

Meet the Inventors Week 06 — Every year billions of pairs of shoes are made, worn, worn out, and then sent to landfill. But one Irish inventor thinks it’s time to put our foot down and try on a more sustainable footwear alternative: Layer shoes.

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May 1, 2019 · 5 min read
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Layer shoes won the Irish National James Dyson Award in 2018 | Photography Matthew Beedle

The Problem: Right to repair

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Layer’s inventor, Evan Stuart, wanted his shoe design to be “everlasting” | Photography Matthew Beedle

The Solution: Cobbled together seamlessly

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