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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Paradox of Footwear and Apparel in Underdeveloped Countries

What happens when we’re told to “walk a mile in his shoes” but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent. Source: Ghana: Walking Without Shoes | Pulitzer Center In 2015, Olivia Conti completed a series on underdeveloped areas in Ghana and Ghanaians who walked everywhere […]

Tools to Freshen Up Your Old Kicks | Our 2 Favorite Sneaker Insoles

We love to discover new products which could assist you in refreshing those sneakers you have in your closet (if you don’t want to send them to us, lol). One of the best ways to keep a pair out of a landfill is the simplest, insoles. While the outsole of a sneaker is extremely hard […]