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Wicked Footwear Named “Innovation Rocks!”Award Winner for January

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Proving that creating an eco friendly line of shoes is a great way to put your best foot forward, Wicked Footwear has been named the “Innovation Rocks!” award winner by the New Hampshire Business Resource Center for the month of January.

wicked-woodyIn business since 1997, Wicked Footwear recently introduced a new nature-friendly outdoor “Eco-Fashionable” footwear line offering men two uniquely stylish selections. These multi-purpose shoes use recycled wood pulp creating a trendy comfortable fitting basket weave pattern that allows constant air movement inside the shoes.

Wicked Footwear is cited as the first company to use wood pulp uppers mechanically compressed using non-toxic chemicals. The shoe colors utilize true eco friendly paint. Wicked Footwear shoes are made from carefully selected natural biodegradable materials uppers that are eco friendly with a low carbon footprint.

“Not only are these shoes very cool looking and comfortable, they’re created in a very eco-friendly way,” said New Hampshire Division of Economic Development Interim Director Roy Duddy. “Wicked Footwear is a great example of a New Hampshire company that has an eye toward creating great products while still preserving the environment.”

For more information about Wicked Footwear, visit www.wickedhemp.com

“Innovation Rocks!” is an initiative sponsored by the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development’s Business Resource Center in coordination with Rock 101 (WGIR-FM) and the The Pavilion at the Hilton Garden Inn Manchester Downtown to celebrate the creativity and ingenuity of New Hampshire innovators.