In this podcast at The Disruptors for Good podcast, Kyle Parsons, the Founder and CEO of Indosole, a leader in social impact and on a quest to become the most sustainable footwear company in the world. The social enterprise has saved over 100K+ tires from landfills and has created the breakthrough technology to multiply the positive impact. Finally, soles with soul!
Indosole takes old tires that would otherwise contribute to Indonesia’s massive landfill problem and transforms them into beautiful sandals and shoes through a production process that is organic, toxic-free, and environmentally sustainable. Not only that – the process provides dignified work to many in Indonesia.
For a decade now Indosole has strived to be the environmental keepers of the future. They have successfully merged artisan skill with social impact, developing a custom shoemaking process that transforms tires to shoe soles by hand. Through this crafted concept and forward-thinking, Indosole has been able to save over 100K+ tires from landfills but to have a mass scale environmental impact a breakthrough technology was needed.
Indosole SETT technology intended to mimic nature, using the zero-waste non-polluting system. Their lab scientists experimented with destroying the existing tire and building it from scratch to discovered their Sole Engineered Tyre Technology (SETT) which pulverizes the tire into a fine powder and resets it with natural and recycled rubber.
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