Why the NFW Footwear Collective Could Offer a Solution to Greenwashing

Announcing the NFW Footwear Collective: New Balance, Wolverine Worldwide, Allbirds, Camper, Deckers, and other leading shoe companies. (picture Allbirds’ Plant Pacer) Source: New Balance, Wolverine Worldwide, Camper, Deckers, Allbirds, and other industry leaders join NFW Footwear Collective In a recent post on arch-usa, the sneaker industry’s news platform, a discussion was generated on the misrepresentation […]

ASICS Takes the Battle to Allbirds x adidas by Making the Lightest Co2 Emissions Sneaker

  GEL-LYTE™ III CM 1.95 sneaker. Emitting just 1.95kg CO2e across its life cycle, significantly lighter than the lowest CO2e sneakers currently available on the market, it represents a significant leap forward by ASICS in its commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Source: ASICS Global Allbirds and adidas collaborated to build a sneaker with […]

This Nike B.I.L.L. (Bot Initiated Longevity Lab) Doesn’t Hurt Your Pockets

Nike B.I.L.L. Bot Initiated Longevity Lab — NIKE, Inc. Debuting in Nike Town London, B.I.L.L. (Bot Initiated Longevity Lab), is a robot-augmented system designed to clean and repair shoes with selected customizations. Nike launched B.I.L.L. and while many may complain of rising prices, the currently free service utilizes technology to do one of our favorite […]

Generating Energy from Unusable Sneakers?

  WIN Waste Innovations is one of the most notable energy from waste services company, find out if our capabilities can meet your needs. When Sneaker Impact began to increase the reach of the company by partnering with retailers and gyms, most of the footwear recycled could be cleaned (90%) and placed into new economies […]

Source Materials to Recycle with Sneaker Impact

Sneaker Impact is a source for Sneaker Manufacturers looking to create products from post-consumer waste. Brands currently utilizing recycled plastics we invite you to visit our warehouse in Miami to source products for insole, midsole and outsole manufacturing. The same methods utilized in sourcing recycled PET for knit based uppers can be utilized in breaking […]

FDRA #333 Enhancing Your Global Impact With Sneaker Impact | Shoe-In-Show

#333 Enhancing Your Global Impact With Sneaker Impact – Shoe-In (shoeinshow.com) Sneaker Impact CEO Moe Hachem and shoe industry veteran John Licata join Andy and Sandi to talk about their amazing shoe stories and how they drive critical environmental change through Sneaker Impact. Check out sneakerimpact.com to learn more about how to change the world […]

PBS Delivers an Informative Video on Upcycling and the Harmful Impact of Polyester

Sneaker Impact has always been interested in how different age groups approach recycling and upcycling. With our ability to take on your sneaker donations, learning about the direction of retail and if people are truly going to begin buying better and buying less is extremely important to our team. This video provides an insightful explanation […]

Pangaia Just Delivered the Type of Eco-Transparency All Companies Should Aspire to Share

  Origins (pangaia.com) In a quirky, fun infographic filled subsite, Pangaia establishes their Earth Positive strategy and then explains in detail how they can create apparel, while remaining conscious of the damage the footwear and apparel industry contributes to. Looking at the connections to their 7 Pillars, the company connects the seams of our planet’s […]