(3BL Media) Philadelphia – April 17, 2012 – ShoeBox Recycling and Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced a partnership to reward people for pledging to recycle their shoes. This program broadens the scope of traditional curbside recycling and opens up opportunities for people to learn and participate in shoe recycling and reuse in a convenient and rewarding way. The goal is to motivate people to understand that ‘worn doesn’t mean worn out’ and that shoes can live on and help many people throughout the globe.
ShoeBox Recycling is a for-profit recycler of shoes headquartered in Fairless Hills, Pa. It has flipped the recycling triangle upside down and have mastered the most powerful ‘R’—REUSE. With over 300 million pairs of perfectly reusable shoes hitting landfills each year, they are looking to change the way people think about their shoes. Along these lines, it is rewarding Recyclebank members who pledge to recycle their shoes and are also providing them with the UPS label to actually do so. In order to promote the cause, ShoeBox Recycling has developed a short film that will be shown on Recyclebank.com for people to learn about shoe recycling, reuse and the ability to seek out and find their SoleMate. Continue reading