Timberland Earthkeepers Mens Casual Shoes
Timberland Earthkeepers boots are an eco-conscious brand of shoes. The shoes are made in part of recycled materials. The recycled material is used for the linings, soles, and the other nonleather parts of the shoes.What kind of shoes are the Timberland Earthkeepers?
Timberland Earthkeepers are leather lace-up shoes. The materials that they are made out of include a vintage patina of oiled leather, suede, or canvas. The boots of the brand have a 6-inch shaft, although low-ankle boots are also available. Boat shoes, sneakers, oxfords, chukkas, hiking boots, moccasins, and loafers are designs produced for the collection.What environmentally conscious features do they have?
Many of the major components of the Earthkeepers shoes are made from at least 50% recycled polyethylene terephthalate, or PET. This type of plastic is more commonly used to make soda bottles, but it can be transformed into a wide variety of materials. The Timberland Earthkeepers have features made of recycled plastic including:
- Linings: The linings of these shoes are made with 50% PET. Hundreds of plastic bottles are used instead of being dumped in landfills.
- Laces: The laces are completely made of PET.
- Rubber soles: While the rubber soles dont contain PET, they are partially made of recycled rubber.
These Timberland boots and leather shoes are made of real leather. This leather is tanned at an eco-friendly tannery, which means that the tannery has been assessed by a third-party environmental organization.What other features do these Timberland boots have?
The boots of the collection have additional features which include:
- Antifatigue technology: Earthkeepers have antifatigue removable footbeds, which use geometric cone support for the sole of the foot.
- Lightweight design: An example is the Earthkeepers boot in a mens size 9 which, weighs slightly more than a pound.
Timberland offers Earthkeepers boots in mens United States sizes ranging from 6.5 to 15. Some sizes offer medium and wide widths depending on how wide the sole of wearers foot is. Timberland recommends that people buy Earthkeepers in a size down from what they usually wear as their sizes are slightly larger than the standard measurements. To find your size, measure the distance from the big toe to the edge of the heel. Find your size on the Timberland size table with this length.What colors does Timberland make Earthkeepers in?
Timberland makes the leather Earthkeepers shoes in several shades of brown, including:
- Medium brown full-grain
- Dark brown nubuck
- Reddish brown burnished
For other shoes, different shades of brown and gray are typically used. Some shoes have more color to them.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Timberland.