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Effekt Footwear | The World's Most Rubbish Sneakers

A project in Linz, Austria by Effekt Footwear

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Sneakers made from 90% ocean plastic and fashion waste
Backers: 148
Average Pledge Per Backer: €104

Funded: €15,408 of €11,249
Dates: Jun 22nd -> Aug 6th (45 days)
Project By: Effekt Footwear
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Latest News

Campaign Ending and Size Guide

July 31st - via:
Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing well. The team and I have been on cloud 9 since the successful funding of our project, and we could not have done it without you! We are so grateful for the support our project has received and are looking... (Read More)

Check out this crazy project I come across- RIFRUF: The Sneaker Your Dog Deserves.

July 27th - via:
RIFRUF: The Sneaker Your Dog Deserves. My friends Peter, Jeremy and Caesar (Chief Dog Officer) have created a really cool sneaker suitable for all doggy lovers! Not only can you look good in Effekt Sneakers, your pooch can also hit the streets with... (Read More)

Check out these incredible hemp watches to style your low impact wardrobe!

July 17th - via:
Hemp MVMNT: The World’s First Hemp Fibre Watch. With intricate pressed-hemp fibre watch cases and stunning organic vegan pineapple leather straps, Hemp MVMNT aims to showcase the beauty of super crops and promote the use of alternative... (Read More)


July 8th - via:
Hey everyone, how we all doing? We're so proud and grateful that our ‘World’s most rubbish sneaker’ project has been successfully funded! To celebrate and get the community involved, we have designed a little competition. We are looking for... (Read More)


July 7th - via:
A very good morning to everyone! Yesterday was a GREAT day! Not only did I celebrate my birthday, but our project was officially funded! I am so grateful to all of our early backers, supporters, the team and everyone who has stuck by our project over... (Read More)

Featured on dezeen!

July 1st - via:
Welcome back everyone! Today we have been published on, a design and architecture website. dezeen I had a very nice interview with their writer, Alice, who has put together a very nice article on our project here:... (Read More)

My friends in CZ will help complete your sustainable wardrobe

June 29th - via:
Hey everyone! My friends from the Czech Republic are launching their project The 30 day Shirt! Manufactured in Czech from super fine merino wool,  these shirts not only look good but are super comfortable and help you reduce your washing load. You... (Read More)

Effekt Footwear in die Kronen Zeitung

June 28th - via:
Hey everyone!  I mentioned last week that we were going to be featured in Austria's largest selling tabloid paper - The Kronen Zeitung. Check out the short write up they did on the project. For any non-German speakers, I have translated the article... (Read More)

Round up day two!

June 24th - via:
That went quick! The evening of our second day on the campaign trail and we have surpassed half of our campaign target. With the extra push coming from some upcoming press features, we're confident we will reach our goal in the coming week. We have... (Read More)

A very good morning!

June 23rd - via:
Hello everyone! A big thank you to everyone who has backed the project so far. Our first 24 hours has put us off to a good start of our campaign. The team and I are very happy of the work put into launching our first campaign and we are so humbled by... (Read More)

We are live!

June 22nd - via:
Thank you so much to everyone who has been a part of our journey over the past few years! The team is so excited to finally launch this project to the world. Be sure to keep an eye on the page for some exciting announcements we will be making in the... (Read More)

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