23 Oct '13, 6pm

Landfills brimming with old shoes may soon be a thing of the past

used clothes and accessories, footwear has long been a drag in the process. Of the 20 billion shoes produced each year, a huge 95 percent end up in a landfill. But now a recently developed recycling process looks set to revolutionise the world of footwear recycling. This system is separate the leather from the rubber and transform it all into miniscule granules, meaning that your old stinky sneakers could become part of a brand new rubb er playground!

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/scientists-develop-worlds-first-...

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