Staying in line with the shoe’s environmentally friendly design is the latest Vision Racer ReWorked colorway releasing on Earth Day, April 22. According to the brand, this pair is constructed with a repurposed fiber called Spinnex, which incorporates at least 30 percent of factory textile waste and also features 5 percent of recycled EVA foam in the midsole.
Readers will be able to pick up the New Balance Vision Racer ReWorked at Newbalance.com and at select New Balance retailers starting on April 22.
In related news, the sportswear giant also revealed a range of initiatives today in an effort to move towards a low carbon future. This includes plans of using 100 percent renewable electricity across its global operations by 2025, which will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by the time 2030 rolls around.
“Sustainability has always been a top priority for New Balance and our commitment to fostering a healthier planet has never been stronger,” said John Stokes, New Balance Head of Global Sustainability. “We need to act with urgency, and our work is further strengthened by like-minded alliances that help extend our reach. Creating and sustaining a healthier planet requires a collective effort and we couldn’t be more excited for the work ahead with some truly incredible individuals and organizations by our side.”