Coming from the Swahili (Africa) language “Joya” means coconut coir, in Portuguese it means Jewel, illustrating the endless benefits of the coconut tree. By providing the market with toxic free products that promote a healthy lifestyle for both its customers and its employees, following a business model that can help us step into the next level of “zero waste” manufacturing, reduce oil consumption and carbon dioxide emissions.
The hand made quality of this product make it one of a kind while insuring comfort and durability, and a brighter future for our planet.
Recycled Coconut Foot mattress
Made with thin layers of ECOSUMMER textile developed from Recycled Plastic technology, which focuses on petroleum-free alternatives to PET a durable lightweight plastic preferred by beverage manufacturers. Up to 9 bottles are recycled for every square meter of this material which is combined with other recycled fiber materials such as polyester and cotton.
The 4mm foot mattress is made of 100% coconut fiber collected, recycled and coated with a layer of natural latex it creates a cushioning effect that reacts to body heat weight and movement allowing the coconut fiber to mold to the foot as you wear it. The breathable nature of this product allows for great circulation preventing bacteria build-up and unpleasant odors.
The eco-leather straps are 100% recycled, though of synthetic nature, from production scraps that were used in car and furniture manufacturers. It's production process leaves zero footprints on the environment by relying on a state of the art water processing tower, replacing the vulcanized process that emits high levels of CO into the atmosphere.
**Estimated delivery is in November 2016 - Allow 4 to 6 weeks for international shipping.
**Entrega esta estimada para Outubro/Novembro de 2016. Valor não inclui o frete.
The footwear industry predominantly uses petroleum-based products that are cheap to manufacture but are often unsustainable, many products can even contain known carcinogenic chemicals such as the leather dies that can render land infertile and seriously affect all marine life and the entire food chain.
Help us promote a better future for our planet, this business model can be duplicated in many coconut manufacturing countries like the Philippines, India, Indonesia, etc. Countries that also suffer from a lack of government interest in Sustainability.
By giving a new value to materials that are traditionally considered waste, we are creating a business model that would create safe, toxic free jobs and encourage the local government to in force recycling efforts in their communities.
Brazil is a very large country with abundant natural resources, that are being threatened by industrialization and bad environmental policies. A few farmers still hang on to their land by exporting 90-100% of its harvest, leaving little if any to the local population who end up having to pay the final exporting price of the goods.
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