Brooks Running Partners with TrusTrace to Support its Transparency and Responsible Sourcing Initiatives

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    TrusTrace, a global SaaS company with a market-leading platform for supply chain traceability and compliance, today announced that Brooks Running, a global performance running footwear and apparel company, has selected the TrusTrace platform to deepen visibility across its manufacturing supply chain and help identify and mitigate responsible sourcing and business continuity risks. “Brooks […]

Research and Development at Sneaker Impact

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TOMRA’s mission is to transform how we all obtain, use and reuse the planet’s resources to enable a world without waste. Source: Transforming how we obtain, use and reuse our planet’s resources – TOMRA Sneaker Impact takes recycled sneakers and creates microeconomies, but what happens when those sneakers are too worn and damaged? Initially we […]

Watching and Learning: Nike’s H₂ Barge 1 Transports In Europe

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One of the biggest issues Sneaker Impact faces is finding a way to account for the End of Life for all of the sneakers we collect. We know we are extending the life of sneakers by taking damaged and used footwear and creating microeconomic opportunities, but what we hope to discover is a method to […]

Sneaker Impact Expands the Sneaker Recycling Program: Boxes for Bigger Give Backs

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Sneaker recycling is a costly process, but until consumers realize just because they are done with a pair of kicks, those sneakers aren’t done. Slightly damaged and worn sneakers can be revitalized and given a second life in communities where retail isn’t readily available. Sneaker Impact is known for simplifying the sneaker recycling process. Our […]

ASICS Continues 4 Year Run of Improving Logistics to Help with Climate Issues

Cdp supplier engagement leader 2021.

  ASICS Corporation has been identified as a global leader for engaging with its suppliers on climate change, being awarded a position on the Supplier Engagement Leaderboard four years in a row by global environmental impact non-profit charity CDP.. Source: ASICS Global We can either ask brands to shut down or ask brands to commit […]

Planet Fitness x Sneaker Impact | A Partnership to EXLOS and Support Communities

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Sneaker Impact created the Collect and Match Program to provide fitness gyms an additional incentive to motivate members to reconsider tossing their old sneakers into a bin where they will eventually find their way to landfills. Studies show that businesses offering recycling programs have higher engagement with potential fans and members. The Collect and Match […]

A Takeback Program from UNLESS Collective | More Products that Can Do This

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  Send us your worn UNLESS pieces & receive credit towards our next drop. We’ll insure they’re repaired, recycled, or composted to harmlessly return to the earth. Source: Takeback Program | UNLESS Collective One of the biggest issues many people seem to have with Sneaker Impact is the fact that we are not a charity. […]

Style-Forward Sustainable Sneakers

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The first wave of sustainable sneakers in the early 2000s left much to be desired in terms of style and product design. Even then, pioneers of this now-growing category are celebrated as trailblazers that inspired a new crop of responsible brands. They also sparked a revolution in design that upholds planet, community, and fair trade […]

Rack Room Teams with Sneaker Impact

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As part of Rack Room Shoes’ efforts to evolve products and processes for a more sustainable future, the family chain is launching a new initiative with recycling partner, Sneaker Impact. Customers can now donate gently worn sneakers by placing them in a collection box at any Rack Room Shoes location to reduce waste across the company’s footprint, […]