Tlejourn Shoes: Thai non-profit cleaning up the ocean and turning discarded flip flops into recycled footwear

Thai non-profit Tlejourn Shoes is helping to clear the ocean of plastic by turning discarded flip flops in to shoe soles which are recycled to create new footwear. The footwear company is the brainchild of southern Thailand native Dr Nattapong Nithi-Uthai, a polymer scientist at Prince of Songkhla University, who along with his team devised a low-tech, inexpensive way to upcycle old flip-flops by grinding … Continue reading Tlejourn Shoes: Thai non-profit cleaning up the ocean and turning discarded flip flops into recycled footwear