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Old 12-22-2008, 12:48 PM   #1
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I read about a place where you can mail your old tennis shoes for recycling. Has anyone ever done this? Does anyone know the address? Thanks!
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Never heard of it but I am curious...will be watching this thread. It would be great to have some place to recycle the old shoes instead of throwing them away.
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Those and denim jeans as well. The denim is made into insulation.

I'll be watching as well.
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Old 12-22-2008, 01:06 PM   #4
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no, but I've put my shoes ontop of my garbage can, and in the morning they were gone. Someone who needed them picked them up......which is why I left them ontop.
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We donated ours to the school--they were shredded and are now used as mulch padding under the playground equipment--normally a very expensive item to purchase.
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Old 12-22-2008, 01:16 PM   #6
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I stopped being lazy and googled it... this is what I found:

Current Drop-Off Locations to Recycle Athletic Shoe

For individuals interested in recycling small quantities of worn-out athletic shoes, please visit Nike's website to find a drop-off location near you. If there is not a collection partner in your area, you can mail shoes at your own expense back to:

Nike Recycling Center
c/o Reuse-A-Shoe
26755 SW 95th Ave.
Wilsonville, OR 97070

from this site http://www.nrc-recycle.org/reuseashoe.aspx
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Old 12-22-2008, 04:04 PM   #7
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Those sites are not very friendly. I couldn't find anywhere to enter my zip code.
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Old 12-22-2008, 04:06 PM   #8
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OK. I finally found the drop down button. Geez! At least I have 2 nearby.
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