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OKABASHI ANNOUNCES THE RECYCLED SHOE FOR EARTH DAY: SAVING THE PLANET, ONE STEP AT A TIME

April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010- Atlanta, GA– Okabashi Brands Inc.,  announces the recycled shoe just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. The limited run of the popular Okabashi Maui Flip Flop is made from  recycled material and is available online starting Earth Day Thursday, April 22, 2010.

But here at Okabashi we are reducing our carbon footprint and celebrating Earth Day 365 days a year!

Here are the facts:

  • Okabashi shoes are all Made in the USA! Buford, Georgia to be exact; which means that we are reducing our use of natural resources.
  • Okabashi shoes travel an average of 700 miles, compared to imported shoes which travel an average of 11,600 miles to get to your home.
  • We use 15% recycled raw materials in our process. Each Okabashi shoe is made from our proprietary Microplast™ material that is completely recyclable via the cradle-to-cradle recycling process.
  • Okabashi shoes are made to last for years, creating less waste and reducing our carbon footprint.

About Okabashi Brands, Inc.
With all manufacturing based in Buford, Ga., Okabashi has consistently produced wellness-oriented casual footwear in the United States since 1984. All Okabashi footwear is designed with a massaging insole, superior arch support and various other personal wellness features. Customers can find men’s, women’s and kid’s shoes in a variety of styles and colors. Shoe collections include flip flops, casual slides, mid-heel sandals and clogs.

For more information, visit our website at www.okabashi.com or contact Meredith Garcia @ 678.730.5332 or Meredithg@okabashi.com

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OKABASHI SIZE & FIT GUIDE
For questions about our sizing system, please call customer service at 800.443.6573 or email us at hello@okabashi.com.
  
Okabashi Size USA Women's Shoe Size USA Men's Shoe Size
S 5.0 - 6.0  -
M 6.5 - 7.5 5.5 - 6.5
ML 8.0 - 9.0 6.5 - 7.5
L 9.5 - 10.5 8.0 - 8.5
LL 11.0 - 12.0 9.0 - 10.0
XL  - 10.5 - 11.5
XXL  - 12.0 - 13.0