NATURAL AND RECYCLED MATERIALS
- R-CO - Recycled cotton
Breathable, comfortable and soft
- Designed to last a long time
Strong canvas weave
- Outsole - Natural and recycled rubber
Soft, non-slip and comfortable
Insole - removable & ergonomic
Spain: recycled cotton l Portugal: soles, laces and packaging
Handmade in Portugal
Delivery is offered in metropolitan France* from 50 € of purchase.
Preparation: your order will be prepared under 1 to 3 working days.Delivery: once prepared, your order will be sent under 24 to 72 working hours at your residence or in relay point according to your preference
The return is offered in metropolitan France*. You have 60 days from the reception of your shoes to benefit from the free return.
The returned items must respect the following conditions:- they must not have been worn outside- they must be in a new condition
The procedure to make a return is available on the page "Returns and Exchanges"
* The shipping costs and the return shipping costs for an international shipment are available on https://ubac-store.com/retours-echanges/
We recommend washing by hand. Before cleaning, we recommend removing the laces and insole.
Using a basin of lukewarm water (very hot water can cause the color to bleed), you can moisten the stained area of the shoe and use a mixture of water and Marseille soap to gently scrub the area with a small, soft brush (or toothbrush).
Once the shoe has been rinsed (it's important to rinse under clear water), wrap it in a clean towel to wring it out as much as possible.
Finally, dry in the open air, away from heat sources (radiators/fireplaces) and out of the sun (in the shade).
KOTO has a carbon footprint of 6 kg CO2e according to an independent assessment by Carbon Fact. 59% less impactful than the industry average (16 kg CO2e).
Low impact natural materials:
- GRS-certified recycled cotton, which not only certifies a product's recycled content but also verifies compliance with environmental and social criteria
- Recycled cotton upper (70%), Ecovero (30%)
- Outsole made of natural and recycled rubber from production waste and old soles. Recycled rubber (70%) and natural rubber (30%).
- Organic cotton laces (100%).
- Drytech™ insole in recycled PU (95%) and other synthetic materials (5%).
- Everyday sneaker.
- Unmatched comfort.
- Side stitching, assembled in strobel for maximum flexibility.
- Natural and recycled rubber sole.
- Naturally breathable and antibacterial cotton fiber upper.
- Durable design with ultra-resistant and water-repellent weave.
- Reinforced eyelets.
- Ankle and heel reinforcement for optimal support.
- Assembled with a solvent-free glue (water-based glue).
Future is recyclable
KOTO is a 100% recyclable sneaker. It can be returned to Ubac by writing to us at email@example.com to be recycled and reintegrated into future productions.
R-CO is recycled, spun and woven in Alicante, Spain. Thanks to its canva weave, it is a durable and ultra-resistant material. R-CO has the same advantages as conventional cotton: breathability, comfort and softness.
Recycled cotton avoids the impact of growing new cotton and at the same time revalorizes our old clothes, which are present in large quantities in Europe and are destined for the garbage can. R-CO limits the use of water (no dyeing or washing), there are no pesticides.
For one kilo of conventional cotton, between 2,700 and 17,000 liters of water are used. Its culture represents 25% of the pesticides used in the world in addition to the massive use of polluting and toxic dyes. It comes from India, Turkey or the United States.
Assembled by a side stitching and a strobel assembly. These techniques allow for a resistant and flexible sneaker.
Made from production scraps and old soles crushed and then recycled. Rubber is one of the most versatile materials for a sole: good resistance to abrasion, waterproof and very comfortable.
Because nothing beats action, we donate 1% of our turnover to the Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux, a French environmental protection association.
Our donations are freely distributed in favor of the protection of species, conservation of spaces or education and awareness.
Koto is a sneaker made of recycled cotton canvas, spun and woven in Spain. Made from old clothes, recycled cotton is more sustainable and ecological than conventional cotton which uses a lot of water. Recycled cotton is not chemically dyed and is also vegan, which allows us to obtain sneakers without animal material, by combining it with recycled rubber for the sole and recycled plastic laces. Ubac is committed to limiting its impact on the environment and the earth with natural and / or recycled materials, by manufacturing its products in France and Portugal in an ethical approach and respectful of manufacturers. The goal is to offer you durable, comfortable and robust sneakers made as locally as possible, in Europe. Our shoes allow you to combine fashion and ecology by adapting to all your clothes, all your styles.