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12-Year-Old Boy Saves 4,000 Pairs of Shoes From the Landfill


Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, clothing, eco-friendly, recycling, interesting, sustainable )

Heidi
- 587 days ago - inhabitat.com
Each year over 300 million pairs of shoes are thrown into United States landfills, and 12-year-old "Eco" Erek Hansen has made it his personal mission to make sure more of those shoes are recycled.



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Rebecca S. (61)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 5:17 pm
I've always wondered what to do with old runners. It seems like such a waster throwing them out when certain parts of them still seem to be in perfectly good shape. I wonder if there are any places around where I live that will recycle them...
 
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