Scoots is a Chicago startup that’s making shoes out of pineapples

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The trick to lowering your carbon footprint might just be putting some pineapples on your feet.

That’s the idea behind Scoots Footwear, a new Chicago startup that’s creating shoes made from pineapple leaves, corn and cork. The startup, led by a group of MBA students at Northwestern’s Kellogg school, says its shoes are made from 90 percent organic, natural materials and designed for earth-conscious consumers.

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