Nike Adds Another UpCycling Strategy: Re-Creation Program

The LA-based pilot program uses excess or dead stock pieces that otherwise would have gone to recycling or the landfill to create unique garments. Source: Nike Re-Creation Program As brands become more vocal about their recycling and upcycling strategies, Sneaker Impact will continue to share each step. Our goal is always EXLOS and as more […]

adidas adds Made to be Remade Golf Polo to Game Day

  A common phrase one might hear on the golf course is to simply “keep it in play.” Source: Made to be Remade Polo Gives Golfers Another Way to Keep it in Play One of the best aspects of being involved in EXLOS, is recognizing the changes in how sneakers and apparel are being made. […]

5 All-White Classic Court Shoes Made More Sustainably

Sneaker Impact would love for everyone to wear recycled or reused sneakers, but we understand that being able to pick up a new pair of fresh sneakers can provide a bit of style and confidence in some instances. While a new pair isn’t necessary for you to feel good about yourself, it doesn’t hurt to […]

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 […]