New Uses For Old Sports Shoes

Source: InsideWaste.

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year.  

TreadLightly – a new industry-led national recycling initiative that recycles unwanted sport and active lifestyle shoes and gives them new life as useful products – is calling on parents to start the new year by making a positive impact on the environment.   

TreadLightly is powered by the Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA) and recycler Save Our Soles (SOS).  

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