On a Faraway Beach

August 2010

The flip side of footwear

Life is not a beach for the afterlife of the ubiquitous flip-flop, especially when it becomes an ingredient of the toxic cocktail that is dumped in the world’s oceans. On one shoreline in Kenya, however, the beachcombing of local children has ignited the start of UniquEco, and its eco-consumer goods mean that what once belonged to a foot in Calcutta now adorns a neck in Seattle.
Selecting the flip-flop’s, © Photo: UniquEco
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