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The Triton Soles flip flops are made from algae-derived polymeric polyols instead of petroleum, making them eco-friendly and more biodegradable. Photo by Erik Jepsen, courtesy of UC San Diego

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Algae Shoes Seen as Step Up From Petroleum Products

Entrepreneur Stephen Mayfield, that UC San Diego professor who’s always making products from algae foam, is developing an eco-friendly flip-flop to add to his product portfolio.

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