Juta Shoes

Juta Shoes

Juta Shoes are handcrafted espadrilles made in London from reclaimed leather, upcycled vegan materials and eco-friendly jute soles. We are a social enterprise: our mission is to provide supported, flexible, well-paid jobs to women who face barriers to work. We won the Blue Patch Award for Social Impact 2017, and were shortlisted for the Sustainable Innovation Award.

Business addresses

  • St Hilda's East Community Centre E2 7EY London

Take a look at what this business is doing to cut carbon, reduce waste and help the environment.  It's not an exact science but we hope you will find it useful. 
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  • Yes
  • We're working on it


We’d love our businesses to run on 100% renewable energy.

  • 100% renewable supply


Check out the greenest way to get to this business and how they're working to get their products to you in the greenest possible way.

  • Easy to get to business by public transport
  • Low carbon deliveries

Ingredients and materials

We ask our businesses to adhere to the Blue Patch criteria which outlines traceability and ethical sourcing. Please contact the business concerned if you have any specific enquiries.

  • Product traceability
  • Restored, repaired, recycled, upcycled
  • Fair trade
  • Locally grown
  • Palm oil free
  • Community based sourcing
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian


Help reduce landfill and reduce dependance on virgin packaging materials.

  • 100% Recycled packaging
  • 100% Biodegradable packaging
  • Packaging sized appropriately to minimise waste

The work environment

Here are some initiatives taken by Blue Patch businesses to reduce the amount of energy consumed.

  • Workplace energy procedures (eg switching off PCs and lights)
  • LED lighting
  • Controlled heating and ventilation
  • Insulated workspace

Juta Shoemaking Workshop

Juta Shoemaking Workshop

A clip from one of our shoemaking workshops. We also run them as bespoke birthday parties, bridal showers, corporate events, or anything else you can think of!

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