The Beach Sand Sk8-Hi 138 Decon VR3 SF blends sustainable design with Vans' legendary surf-based high top. Featuring uppers made from 50% organic cotton canvas, enhanced comfort with our biobased foam VR3Cush™ footbed, and a new VR3Waffle™ outsole that uses regeneratively grown natural rubber, this deconstructed lace-up shoe fuses modern and vintage detailing.
Vans' team has set ambitious sustainability goals. Big or small, all of their efforts add up to positive change. To earn the VR3 Checkerboard globe logo, at least 30% of the product must be made up of recycled, renewable, and/or regenerative materials.
• UPPER MATERIAL: Made with 50% organic cotton canvas.
• FOOTBED: The new VR3Cush™ footbed is made using at least 25% biobased EVA foam partially derived from plants per the ASTM D6866-16 testing standard.
• OUTSOLE: All of the rubber used to make the VR3Waffle™ outsole (60% of the compound) is regeneratively grown natural rubber sourced from farms utilizing agricultural practices that are intended to promote biodiversity, enhance water cycles, improve soil health, and/or sequester carbon. This new rubber compound was developed and engineered to maintain the grip and durability Vans has been known for since ‘66.
To learn more about Vans and their journey to sustainable materials please go to vans.com/sustainability.