The Allbirds SuperLight Collection Is Made With Its Lowest-Carbon Foam to Date — and Features a New Fitness Shoe
Allbirds’ latest collection includes reimagined versions well-known sneakers and a fitness-focused design. The three styles feature the brand’s lightest and lowest-carbon foam to date.
The SuperLight collection includes new versions of the Tree Runner, Wool Runner, and Wool Runner. It will also introduce the SuperLight Train consumers to be trainers
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SuperLight Foam is a new material from adidas. Allbirds. SuperLight, according to its brand name Green EVA is a sugarcane-derived material that emits no carbon. Allbirds said that this creates a midsole that is approximately 70% bio-based.
“We’re constantly working to deliver captivating and comfortable footwear while also reducing the carbon footprints of our products. We aim to be the leaders in sustainability and innovation. This reimagination of some of our core styles is the manifestation of that mindset,” Allbirds co-founder and co-CEO Tim Brown said in a statement.
Apart from the foam Allbirds Other material innovations were used throughout the collection. The SuperLight Tree Runner, for example, features lightweight, breathable uppers that are made from Tencel Lyocell. This fiber is made of FSC-certified eucalyptus trees. Allbirds explained that this material is 95% more water-efficient than conventional cotton. It also has a carbon impact one third lower than virgin polyester. In a women’s size 7, the SuperLight Tree Runner weighs 4.73 oz., and the shoe weighs 5.50 oz. in a men’s size 9.
Retail price of Allbirds SuperLight Tree Runner $115.
For the SuperLight Trainer (120), uppers made from eucalyptus trees and recycled polyester. The recycled polyester, Allbirds explained, is made with plastic waste, which reduces reliance on fossil fuels “and the risk of that waste ending up in landfills and oceans.” The SuperLight Trainer in a women’s size 7 weighs 4.25 oz. It weighs 5.07oz. Size 9 for men.
Lastly, SuperLight Wool Runner (120 dollars) has uppers constructed from ZQ-certified regenerative sheep’s wool. Allbirds stated that the use of this wool is in line with its commitment to switch to all regenerative sources of wool by 2025. The shoe is 4.23 oz. in a women’s size 7 and 5.11 oz. in a men’s size 9.
Allbirds has set new standards in terms of carbon footprint with its SuperLight collection. It is important to note that the word “you” means “you”. SuperLight Trainer has a carbon footprint of 2.14 kg CO₂e, which is the lowest of any Allbirds product currently available. The SuperLight Tree Runner and other SuperLight Wool Runner has carbon footprints that are 2.85 kg CO2e et 4.04 kg CO2e respectively.
“Cutting down on carbon is a game of inches. Every part of the shoe’s lifecycle is significant, from materials and packaging, to energy use and shipping,” Allbirds VP of innovation Jad Finck said in a statement. “Every component, feature, and detail of the SuperLight collection has been pored over to minimize carbon emissions without sacrificing on comfort and style.”
It is important to note that the word “you” means “you”. SuperLight Tree Runner SuperLight Wool Runner is available in sizes 5-11 for women, and 7-14 men. The wool runner will be available in sizes 5-11 for women, and 7-14 men. SuperLight Half sizes are available for both women and men, ranging from 5-11.
The SuperLight Trainer as well as Tree Runner will be available on April 18, via Allbirds.com The SuperLight Wool Runner is set to debut in 2023.
You can also find out more about us on our website. SuperLight Allbirds has announced that its latest foam is the lightest and lowest carbon version yet. a net zero carbon shoe is on the way.
In March, Allbirds revealed Moonshot, written by the brand as M0.0NSHOT, which is a shoe with a carbon footprint of 0.0 kg CO2e. The company claimed that this was accomplished without the use of offsets. Tim Brown, Allbirds cofounder and coCEO, told FN it took more than two-and-a-half years to create the shoe. It was the product of an internal project called Project Moonshot. “It’s the theory being, if we can put a man on the moon, we can make a pair of sneakers with no impact,” Brown said.
The look of the shoe has not been revealed yet. Allbirds will only show a teaser of the Moonshot before it is unveiled in June at Copenhagen’s Global Fashion Summit. Brown told reporters that Allbirds’ limited-edition samples will be available at that time. A wider commercial release is scheduled for 2024.
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