Sumary of Tamaris wins sustainability award for slippers made from mushroom cultures:
- We completely dispense with leather and reduce the proportion of synthetic material, says Andreas Burmeister, Head of Sustainability at the Wortmann Group.
- This certification can also be found on the shoe model itself. With the use of algae-based outsoles and fungus-based material as lining and upper material, the Wortmann Group is breaking new ground.
- With Made with Mushrooms, the Wortmann subsidiary wants to show that it is possible to break the fast fashion cycle and to use demonstrably sustainable materials for industrial shoe production.
- The fungus-based material is currently being developed for the first time on the market for mass use in today’s shoe industry.
- The upper material of the mules is made with the sustainable HyphaLite technology based on mushrooms – Tamaris Tamaris says it can once again set a benchmark in the use of bio-based materials.
- The upper material of the mule is made with the sustainable HyphaLite technology based on mushrooms.
- The Detmold women’s shoe brand received the award in the Product – Textiles Clothing category.