No-name brand Kramlans has been making plastic and plastic material-free shoes since 2009.
Its new “bamboo” footwear is an attempt to reduce the impact of plastic on the environment.
“In the last few years, we have seen that plastic is now the main form of waste and plastic is very difficult to recycle,” says the company’s co-founder and CEO Prabhjot Singh.
Plastic, he adds, has a very high impact on the planet.
“There are around one billion plastic bottles and cups in the world and we produce a lot of them,” says Singh.
We have decided to make our shoes with bamboo and plastic in mind. “
We think we have found a solution.
We have decided to make our shoes with bamboo and plastic in mind.
We think this is the first time in the history of our company that we have tried something different,” says Prabhan.
“Bamboo is very light, it is a great material for shoes.
It is very flexible and can be used for a lot different things.
It can be made into a variety different materials.”
We want to bring this sustainable practice to our customers.””
The bamboo is made using natural fibres which are extremely sustainable and can also be recycled.
We want to bring this sustainable practice to our customers.”
The company has partnered with the Bengaluru-based Nurtured Forest, a green-coated forest project, to make its bamboo shoe.
Nurture Forest uses bamboo as a natural insulation material.
The company says that the shoe has been made in three years and is now being used by some of its customers.
“Our bamboo shoes are made with the most eco-friendly materials available in the market,” says Bhavana.
The shoe has an eco-design tag on the inside and the sole has been coated with polyurethane (PU).
“The design is very clear,” says Nurtures co-Founder Ashish Kulkarni.
“You will find the word ‘Bamboo’ printed on the heel and the toe.
There are many eco-conscious companies around the world who use bamboo in their footwear.””
One of the most important aspects is that we are using bamboo in the manufacturing process.
There are many eco-conscious companies around the world who use bamboo in their footwear.”
This is an opportunity for our brand to continue to make the most sustainable footwear possible,” adds Kulkarki.
Kramla’s founder, Bhavan Singh, says he has been using the bamboo shoes for a few years and wants to help others take the next step. “
This is a unique and first-of-its-kind approach to eco-conservation and a unique way to make eco-oriented footwear,” says Shishila Dhar.
Kramla’s founder, Bhavan Singh, says he has been using the bamboo shoes for a few years and wants to help others take the next step.
“I have been thinking about this as a business for years and am looking forward to using it for my own business,” he says.
“As a business owner, you want to see the impact that you are making and make sure that you do not take any risks in your environment.
You want to take care of the environment and take care if it is in good condition.”