Today is World Ocean Day

Today, on the 8th of June, we celebrate World Ocean day. This day aims to unite and activate the world to help preserve and restore our already damaged oceans.  The project is led by the Youth Advisory Council, the council was founded in 2016 to increase the involvement of the new generation in a unique […]

Today is World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day. On this day we focus on the fact that there is only one earth and we should realize that living sustainable is the only viable option for humanity to preserve our nature.  In 2022 we celebrate the 50 year anniversary since the first Stockholm United Nations Conference of Human Environment […]

The Insights of Recycled Cotton

Instead of just regular cotton or organic cotton, Komrads uses recycled cotton. The fast popular gaining fabric is used at Komrads for the ICNS collection. The upper, inside lining and laces are fabricated with the reusable fiber.  But, what is recycled cotton actually? And how is it made?  Well, there are two main components for […]

World Fair Trade Day

Today is World Fair Trade Day from the Fair World Project. This day is celebrated yearly on the second Saturday of May and this year is no different.  On this special occasion we want to celebrate the small-scale producers who represent the core of the World Fair Trade organization and all the sacrifices they make […]

Komrads’ favourite surfspots in Portugal

Are you feeling kind off wavey? Well look no further, because these are our top picks to go surfing in Portugal! #1 Ericeira: This place is sometimes called the surf capital of Europe, as it is well known for the excellent waves. However, the town does not feel touristy at all, it has managed to […]

The impact of plastic pollution on our oceans

Plastic has become one of the most used fabrics around the world and it is hard to imagine a world without it. Humans have reached a point where at the moment over 380 million tons of plastic are produced every year, compared to 0.5 tons in 1950 just a few decades ago. This massive increase […]



International Plastic Bag Free Day, is a global initiative that aims to eliminate the use of plastic bags. Plastic bags may seem like a grocery shopping convenience, but they are also a huge strain on the environment. It can take up to 500 years for plastic bags to disintegrate, so they make up a large […]

5 easy steps for a more sustainable living in 2021

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Our ecological footprint is getting bigger and bigger and that has an huge impact on our planet. Fortunately, more and more people are realising that living as if we had three planets is no longer possible. Maybe you want to start living more consciously in 2021, but as a newbie you have no idea how […]

Komrads APL is PETA-approved vegan

We’re so proud to announce that Komrads APL has been certified cruelty-free by PETA! (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) It’s an acknowledgement of our broader commitment to the planet. PETA-Approved Vegan What does that label mean? Well, our Komrads APL sneakers are free from any animal products and byproducts. No animals are used, […]