Under Armour Works on Fiber Shedding in Sportswear

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Under Armour’s Breakthrough Fiber-Shed Test Method Now Available For Industry (pic via Under Armour) The amazing aspect of the performance apparel worn in the participation of sports and activities is the ability for the fabric to support the body. The flexibility is made possible by the material consisting primarily of polyester. While many people are […]

The Footwear Collective of EarthDNA™ Requires a Full Circle Aspect Beyond the Initial Collaborative

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Source: Announcing The Footwear Collective – the first industry-specific initiative of EarthDNA – EarthDNAâ„¢ Brooks Running, Crocs Inc., ECCO, New Balance, On, Reformation, Target, and Vibram have joined forces together with EarthDNA to launch The Footwear Collective (TFC), a non-profit initiative dedicated to uniting the global footwear industry to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. […]

ChromaWay and COMUNITYmade to Reinvent Near Shore Fashion Supply Chains with Web3 Technology

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ChromaWay’s relational blockchain technology, Chromia, combines the power and flexibility of a relational database with the enhanced security and disruptive potential of blockchain to deliver enterprise-grade solutions. Source: ChromaWay LOS ANGELES -– JULY, 11, 2023 –Stockholm headquartered blockchain technology company ChromaWay announced today that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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  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 […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Sneakers

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On the hunt for your new favourite everyday sneaker? Discover our top picks for ethical and sustainable sneakers below.   The most daring ethical kicks on the market Sneakers have always maintained their status as a staple piece. Rain, snow, or shine, a versatile pair of sneakers is a season-less closet favourite, giving a simple, everyday […]


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What’s the most responsible way to dispose of shoes once they’re worn past the point of no return? I don’t want them to end up in a landfill, but I know I can’t just put them out on the curb with my cardboard and glass for recycling. Perhaps your soles look like Swiss cheese or […]