Brands You Should Know: Erem – An Earth-Friendly Trek

Erem Footwear specializes in crafting premium desert hiking boots that are sustainably made with 100% Eco-Friendly materials. Source: Erem – Desert Hiking Boot Company | Made for the Desert Sneaker Impact may be based in Miami, but we like looking out for those climates where the terrain is a lot more rugged and difficult requiring […]

How to Send Sneakers to Sneaker Impact?

Sneaker Impact is a site where you can request a bag and it arrives in your mailbox, pre-labeled and ready to fill with 3 to 5 pairs of sneakers that you no longer wear. The company also works with retailers and brands to upcycle used and slightly damaged footwear. Sneaker Impact takes the shoes, and […]

COMUNITYMade Delivers a Checklist on How to Buy Better Sneakers

Sneaker Impact operates in a world where we assist brands and retailers in finding underserved countries to extend the life of used and damaged sneakers. As brands begin to build better footwear and as the brands initiate takeback programs, we understand that our ability to help will diminish. While this is a good thing, the […]

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 […]

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 […]