Frequently asked questions

What is an ​Ecolabel?  


The European Ecolabel distinguishes products that meet the most stringent environmental quality and performance requirements.

The flower is the symbol that guarantees care for the environment.

For a product to bear the flower, it must pass rigorous quality controls accredited by an competent and independent public body.

How do we help by buying eco-friendly products or products with the ecolabel?

Eco-friendly products and products with the eco-label limit their environmental impact more than others. To analyse the environmental impact of a product, it is necessary to know the stages of its lifecycle and the recycling process. In this way, we can define a product that optimises the use of natural resources and reduces environmental degradation.

An eco-product is a product with a reduced environmental impact throughout its life cycle, from the extraction of raw material through to production, use and disposal.

Is the sole made from reused tyres? How do they do it?

The engineers at GomaVial Solutions SL have developed a technology that can deconstruct tyres and separate the layers that make them up. Instead of destroying all of the technology in the tyres and disaggregating the materials that make it up, it separates them through an innovative process. This allows for using the material after it becomes waste in a way that had not been seen before and that had never been implemented at an industrial scale.

What is vegetable tanning?

Chromium is a heavy metal that has been used in the leather-tanning process for a long time, despite being harmful to health. The number of people presenting chromium allergies is increasing as different products we use, such as shoes, handbags or belts, which come in contact with our skin, contain chromium.

Vegetable tanning is free of metals and, of course, free of chromium. The process is carried out using natural tannins, completely free of chemicals, which protects both the environment and our health.    

What does waterproofing mean?

Waterproofed leather is leather that has undergone a special treatment (also environmentally friendly, free of chemicals), which offers the following characteristics:

  • Water repellent: Waterproofed leather will not allow its surface to get wet. A droplet effect can be seen on the surface.
  • Water resistance: Waterproofed leather resists the absorption and transmission of water.


If you spend over €150, we will send your order to you absolutely free (see exceptions for countries)


​If you are not satisfied when you receive your order, you have up to 15 days to exchange it, hassle-free


Your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us and you can return your unworn eco-friendly avarcas to us at no cost

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