It is always nice to see when large companies start to take on their responsibility for the environment and the climate and initiate things that meet this responsibility. Nike has already been doing this for some time. Nike’s “Move to Zero” campaign, in which the aim is to manufacture products that no longer produce emissions or waste materials during the production process also contributes to this plan. The Nike SB Dunk Low with the suffix E, coming out next weekend, is such a product. The E stands for Eco(logical), which is generally viewed as positive for the interrelationship between living beings and their environment.
The Dunk belongs to the so-called “Crater” pack, in which all silhouettes are made in the same environmentally friendly and resources conserving way. In terms of color, the shoe cannot be classified in common color schemes. Due to its special manufacturing method, through which the „Crater“ Dunk consists of at least 20% recycled materials, the colors have an effect that makes the colors appear undefining. According to the Nike colorcode, the canvas base is of a dirty white, while the leather overlays are dark gray. Countless white speckles can be seen in the dark gray, which somehow give the shoe a consistent look. With the Swoosh, material was saved by placing white seams in the form of the Swoosh on the side panel. The lining is dark gray to match the overlays, while the outsole is more like the base. In the outsole, the recycled material becomes even more visible in the form of lots of small pieces. The Midsole is completely white.
In Germany, the shoe will be available at various Nike SB accounts such as ZUPPORT, but interestingly, the sneaker boutique 43einhalb who we have the pictures from, has also received a stock that will be available online as well as in their Fulda and Frankfurt stores. The Nike SB Dunk Low E “Crater” will go online on October 17th at 9:00 am. On the same day, the two aforementioned stores will sell the shoe in-store as soon as they open. But attention!!! Don’t forget to wear your mask!