The Sourcing Journal Highlights Sneaker Impact’s AI-Driven Tech Research

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  The Florida-based group has deployed technology that allows for the deconstruction of old shoes, and the sortation of waste materials for recycling. Source: Sneaker Impact Uses AI-Driven Tech to Deconstruct Shoes for Recycling The technology is moving along but is far from being ready for brands and retailers to take advantage of. In the […]

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 […]

Nike’s Reverse Logistics Takes a Sneaker Impact Styled Approach to EXLOS

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  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 […]

Gyms Help Sneaker Impact to Recycle Sneakers – Here’s How

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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. […]

3 Reasons Recycling Your Kicks Helps Everyone

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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 […]