What We Do Isn’t Easy, but the Work Changes Lives

Our warehouse isn’t as big as an Amazon Fulfillment Center, but if it was empty a football field isn’t a bad comparison. Straddling the line of different areas of Miami, it would be easy to pass our building and you wouldn’t think anything of it. There are a few cars parked outside. Trucks pull up […]

New Balance Improves on its Commitment to Improve Sustainability with Land to Market Regenerative Farming

Land to Market works directly with farmers, ranchers and other raw material producers using Ecological Outcome Verification™ (EOV), the science inside of Land to Market, which measures land health and verifies whether farmland is in a state of regeneration or degeneration. EOV™ was developed by the nonprofit, Savory Institute, together with Michigan State University, Texas A&M,  The […]

3 Reasons New Runners Should Recycle Running Shoes More Often

1. New Runners tend to be carrying a bit of extra fluffiness. Due to this extra fluffiness, sneakers can break down faster. For many new runners this can lead to aches and pains or blisters. A shoe may not look damaged at all, and buying more shoes can be expensive, but in the process of […]

Nike’s Reverse Logistics Takes a Sneaker Impact Styled Approach to EXLOS

  Nike’s refurbishment program gives new life to once-discarded sneakers. Source: Nike’s Reverse Logistics Mission To Save Millions of Shoes Sneaker Impact has been EXLOSing for years (extending the life of sneakers). While Nike’s Reverse Logistics removes shoes from the supply chain created by Sneaker Impact, it’s good to see that the influence companies like […]

Understanding the Mission of Sneaker Impact | Interview on Power 96.5 Miami

There is a lack of understanding of the importance of sneaker recycling. In the U.S. consumers and fans of kicks have so much access to footwear, the country has a skewed vision of what used really looks like. Take for instance a runner who runs 1000 miles in a few months. For that runner those […]

Gyms Help Sneaker Impact to Recycle Sneakers – Here’s How

The goal at Sneaker Impact is to meet the public where they are. As gyms begin to open and people are working out more than ever, trainers are going to begin piling up. The members at your gyms may not have the time to clean their old sneakers or drop them off at a mission. […]

Sneaker Impact: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | The Three Laws of More Responsible Consumers

Brands and retailers are built on selling as much product as possible. This creates a constant interchange of products being created, shipped and stored until the consumer enters a store and decides to purchase those items. Each of these steps contributes to harmful actions against the environment, but they can’t be eliminated or the economy […]