Login

Search

We have 7235 groups in 289 locations listed on this site! Knit on, everyone!

Latest Groups Added

1. high quality swiss replica watches
    Created: Sep 21, 2014
2. fake chanel bag
    Created: Sep 21, 2014
3. high quality replica watches
    Created: Sep 21, 2014
4. tiffany jewelry outlet
    Created: Sep 21, 2014
5. high quality swiss replica watches
    Created: Sep 21, 2014

Recently Updated Groups

1. Delete this Group
    
2. Trieste, Italy
    
3. Deal/Kent/UK
    
4. New Haven
    
5. Maynooth, Co. Kildare
    

Stitch 'n Bitch Groups

'Yellow Boot' turns green

Group Name
180
Meeting Location
180
Address
180, New York, 180, 180, 180
Meeting Day
180
Meeting Time
180
Contact E-mail
Group Website
[b][url=http://www.timberlandboots-sales.org/]timberland discount shoes[/url][/b]
[b][url=http://www.timberlandboots-sales.org/]discount timberland boots[/url][/b]


Community
Home > News > Community
Published:
Friday October 18, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated:
Friday October 18, 2013 MYT 11:32:46 AM

'Yellow Boot' turns green
by kathleen michael photos by chan tak kong
Classic boots: Chin showing the iconic Yellow Boot during Timberland’s 40th anniversary celebration.
timberland IN 1973, Sidney Swartz introduced one of the first waterproof leather boots. Made to keep his workers’ feet dry, he incorporated premium full-grain nubuck leather, thick rubber lug soles and unprecedented craftsmanship to create the yellow boot, which became an instant classic.
timberland fashion boots The ‘Yellow Boot’, created with the working man in mind, was inspired by form, function and craftsmanship, not trends and runways.
discount timberland boots Using only premium materials and staying true to the ideals of practical ingenuity, the yellow boot created a standard of quality that inspired every Timberland product today.
timberland discount shoes Later, it transcended into the world of American hip hop and became an icon in the United States, Europe and Asia.
timberland shoes At the same time, Timberland has made it its mission to produce environmentally-friendly products.
timberland boots on sale The Earthkeeper Collection reflects its commitment to reduce resource consumption. Each Earthkeeper product is rated by three things — climate impact, sources used and energy consumption — in creating the product.
Product packages are also eco-friendly. Their shoebox for example, is made out of 100% post-consumer recycled content cardboard and uses soy-based inks.


Made for walkin’ : Ankle boots and knee-high boots are paired with Timberland’s Fall/Winter apparel.
The Earthkeeper Collection is part of Timberland’s sustainable strategy, which encompasses a philosophy behind consumers and Timberland staff as nature’s hero.
Now, about 65% of the products in store are under this range and these products have incorporated some used materials.
Timberland Singapore and Malaysia marketing manager Eleanor Chin said Timberland was the first company in the industry to quantify the process of making its products, called the green index.
“We do this to help consumers understand the impact creating the products have on the environment,” she said, adding that the lower the index shown on the box or the clothing tag, the greener the product is.
The green index can be found on the brand’s website where consumers can do their own research on the impact the product has on the environment by keying in the product’s style number.
“This also creates transparency as we want our consumers to understand what goes into making these products and help them make responsible choices in the outfits they wear,” she said.
She said some T-shirts found at the store were 100% organic cotton, obtained from a community with an organic cotton farm.
Some products at Timberland are also made with repurpose nets, which is used to make Timberland outerwear, while footwear linings are made from recycled PET bottles.


Complete: Timberland can dress you up head-to-toe in stylish outdoorwear.
“Through consumer research, it was found that people now look into things that impact the environment. This was also a step towards making an impact in the supply chains,” Chin explained.
To service the community, Timberland has also sent employees to Horqin desert, Mongolia which was affected by a sandstorm.
“We plant more trees to block the sandstorm and every August, we send people over to help the community,” she said, adding that the aim was to plant two million trees by 2015.
On Oct 10, Timberland celebrated the 40th anniversary of its iconic Timberland Yellow Boot that honoured the brand’s heritage of quality craftsmanship.
Consumers had the chance to experience how the art of craftsmanship has been nurtured by Timberland for the past 40 years and how it is being interpreted by the millennial generation today.
Through their ‘Best Then, Better Now’ campaign, Timberland celebrated a special milestone for the brand while sharing their inspiration towards craftsmanship and product innovations that are relevant to today’s generation.
During the week-long celebration, Timberland introduced a workshop — a living, breathing intersection of style, quality craftsmanship and millennial culture.
The workshop, crafted in collaboration with local artisans Kontak!, showcased Timberland’s shared values of sustainability and eco-friendliness by using recyclable and reusable materials for the staging and display areas.
Timberland also collaborated with Art Misfits to showcase a new craft that represents the millennial generation.
The collaboration allowed consumers who purchase the Yellow Boots the opportunity to personalise the iconic product with inspired art pieces permanently etched onto the Yellow Boots using a technique called pyrography, which is the craft of painting with intense heat suitable for materials such as genuine leather.
The celebration also saw the unveiling of this year’s Fall/Winter collection, which features bright coloured clothing and footwear to brighten up the gloomy season.
Tags / Keywords:
Central Region, timberland, malaysia, 40th anniversary, craftsmanship, yellow boot, eco-friendly, repurpose materials, repurpose, green index, organic

advertisement
Most Viewed
Most Shared
Two brothers and their families live harmoniously in an 11-room house Bringing PD back to life Don't take our struggles lightly, say Taman Permata residents Deepavali away from home Hajijah sees Taiwan prison as a college while son serves time Developer Emkay Group confident revenue will grow in 2014 Taking down the bullies Give us chance to move cars, say residents Business booms for the season Moving into the aerospace market
KTM Komuter train derails near Rawang station (Updated) Pos Malaysia faces allegations of plagiarism over stamp collection Jewellery outlet robbed by its security guard Friend charged with murder of cosplay fan Six spookiest places in Malaysia Armed guard robs jewellery outlet in Setapak Cosplay killing: 23-year-old suspect charged with murder 10 scariest Malaysian spooks Australian High Comm in KL part of US spying network, Aussie media reports Beware of snatch thieves in a car
Related Stories
Please wait.
Latest News
Uganda calls for Congo ceasefire as peace talks progress Bulgaria's ruling group challenges land purchases ban RTD introduces thumbprint in vehicle ownership transfer Kerry to visit Egypt, tensions high before Mursi trial Gift glut gives Egypt oil trade new headaches Ukraine says can pay for Russian gas without loans Grenade blast in Russian courthouse kills 2 MIC's Deepavali open house at Batu Caves U.N. envoy hopes for Syria peace conference within weeks Snowden tells Germany he hopes U.S. will stop 'harmful behaviour' China bans officials sending new year cards at public expense
Show More
Nation
Business
World
Sport
RTD introduces thumbprint in vehicle ownership transfer MIC's Deepavali open house at Batu Caves Traffic building up at highways over long weekend Dengue cases spike due to current wet weather Navy man detained in businesswoman's murder
Samudra Timur selling Samudra Oil Services for RM80m Sime Darby buys Europe Automobile stakes for RM113.95m S&P: IOI Corp purchase of Unico-Desa marginally negative for financial risk profile Russian PM plays down gas war talk, warns Ukraine on EU MYCC says Megasteel violated Competition Act, faces RM4.5m penalty
Uganda calls for Congo ceasefire as peace talks progress Bulgaria's ruling group challenges land purchases ban Kerry to visit Egypt, tensions high before Mursi trial Gift glut gives Egypt oil trade new headaches Ukraine says can pay for Russian gas without loans
Lotus hail 'prodigal son' Raikkonen Chelsea's form making selection tough for Mourinho Wushu: Malaysia's Mun Hua strikes gold in nanquan Kaka to start for Milan against Fiorentina Red-hot Giroud and Suarez key to heavyweight clash
More Latest Stories
Topics
Budget 2014 Sg Limau by-election Aud-Gen’s Report 2012 Umno polls MIC polls Diabetes Dear Thelma
Videos
Go Green, Go Meat-less
Ask and Malaysia will help Indonesia
advertisement
advertisement
site map
Home
News
Business
Sport
Tech
Lifestyle
Travel
Opinion
subscriptions
The Star newspaper
Other Publications
RSS Feeds
other editions
ePaper
Mobile
SMS Services
Magazines
Kuntum
Galaxie
Flavours
company info
About Us
Contact Us
Job Opportunities
Investor Relations
FAQs
Advertising
View Our Rate Card
Policies
Privacy Statement
Terms of Use
our sites
MyStarJob
Star Motoring
Star Property
Daily Chilli
R.AGE
mStar
Gooroo
Red Tomato
Leaderonomics
SwitchUp.TV
Star Accelerator Fund
Search The Star Online
timberland discount shoes
discount timberland boots
Advertisement

 


 
 Introducing: Raging Wool
150x150ad.gif

 T-shirts and Gifts for the Fiber-Obsessed

www.ragingwool.com

Polls

Which are you?
 
Webdesign auf Usedom and Joomla