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New Balance helps Salvation Army with eco-friendly shoe!

Submitted by on October 5, 2011 – No Comment

newSKY shoe by New Balance

This week shoemaker New Balance debuted their newest line of footwear. Called newSKY, the shoes are made with 95% recycled plastic bottles!

According to the video on their website, it takes 8 bottles to make a pair of shoes. Click on the white arrow below to find out more about how they’re made.

And, in the spirit of Reduce, Reuse & Recycle, our friends at New Balance are encouraging customers to donate the shoes they no longer wear to us. What a great idea! Thanks New Balance.

:: Click here to find a Salvation Army drop off location for your gently-used shoes.

:: Click here for a link to the New Balance website where you can learn more about newSKY.


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