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 […]

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 […]

adidas X Parley Collection to Help End Plastic Waste with Every Minute Played

Source: There’s Only One Home Court: adidas X Parley Collection Highlights Commitment to Help End Plastic Waste After visiting several international adidas stores and seeing the Parley recycle boxes in each location, Sneaker Impact decided to follow adidas’ work in this area. The most recent addition to their Parley collaboration to reduce plastic in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 Reasons Recycling Your Kicks Helps Everyone

On Running, pictured above, has created a program that allows their shoes to be ground up and used in the creation of other sneakers. Programs like this are beginning to roll out, but they aren’t being implemented quickly. The majority of sneakers still maintain a traditional method of make. This means that most shoes will […]