Bata presented a collection of their Power brand called Love Ocean. The collection features athletic-style shoes with lightweight, breathable uppers made from recycled single-use plastic bottles.
By releasing a collection of shoes made from recycled plastic, Bata is committed to doing its part to protect the environment. The sole of the shoe is made from EVA and contains 10% recycled rubber grain. It features an Ortholite Lifesole Hybrid insole made from 5% recycled rubber and 15% recycled foam. Love Ocean is Power's first eco-friendly collection, but the brand has said it plans to expand its shoe offering.
Bata was founded in 1894 and is one of the leading footwear manufacturers in the world, designing and manufacturing comfortable and stylish footwear. Approximately 150 million pairs of shoes are sold annually. The retail network includes 5 stores that are open in more than 300 countries around the world. The group's portfolio includes brands such as Bata, North Star, Power, Bubblegummers, Weinbrenner, Sandak and Toughees