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Nike Releases Shoe Made of Manufactured Waste

Nike’s latest line of shoe design is literally garbage.  Their latest shoe, the Nike Trash Talk, is pieced together from leather and synthetic leather waste from the factory floor using zig-zag stitching. The mid-sole uses scrap-ground foam from factory production, and the outsole uses environmentally-preferred rubber and incorporates material from footwear outsole manufacturing waste.

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One comment on “Nike Releases Shoe Made of Manufactured Waste

  1. sandrar
    September 10, 2009

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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