Shop for colourful marine life-themed artwork made from flip flops that wash up on African beaches.

Ocean Sole

Who: Ocean Sole

Where: Nairobi, Kenya

What: Every year, a staggeringly large number of flip flops are found washed up on the beaches and waterways of Africa. Ocean Sole recycles these flip-flops by cleaning and moulding them together so they can be carved by local artists into colourful marine life artwork, toys and other products.

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Visit Ocean Sole to learn more and see all products. Remember Ocean Sole have been making a positive impact since 1998 by:

  • Cleaning up over 1,000 tonnes of flip-flops from the Ocean and waterways of Kenya.
  • Providing a steady income to over 150 low-income Kenyans in the social enterprise and extended supply-chain.
  • Contributing over 10% of the revenue to marine conservation programmes



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