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SOS - Save Our Shoes

How used shoes help others in third world countries

Name several ways to make use of shoes that have outlived their usefulness to you. Give shoes to a family member or friend; donate your shoes to a Reuse-a-Shoes program; Make a "free" bin; put the shoes in a box on the street and see if there are any takers.
What additional use for old shoes is a"green thumb" solution? Make a "garden sculpture". Fill the shoe with soil and transplant some hardier greens into the top or between the laces.
What can old sports shoes create? New products
How much of the old sports shoe material is reused? Virtually all
Unusable old sports shoes are ground up to make how many high quality materials. Three
How are the ground up materials used? To make sports and consumer products
What are the high quality materials? Rubber, foam, upper fabric
What does the shoe recycling program create besides new products? Jobs
What is the first step the shoes recycled to other countries have done? Good shoes are sorted from the worn out ones
How are wearable shoes sorted? By size, and gender
How are the shoes sold? By weight
Unwearable shoes are sent to? Buyers
What do buyers do with the unusable shoes? Break them down into original materials
Recycling shoes keep thousands out of? Landfills
Bolivian Archeologists found a pair of shoes dating from? 10,000 years
Created by: coingye