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Re-shoes

Sorting and recovery worn-out shoes and production scraps to make secondary raw materials for manufacture new REcycled SHOES

LIFE Re-Shoes project is underway: new life to worn footwear

RE-SHOES wants to provide an alternative, circular and sustainable solution for footwear end-of-life management.

Project summary

Provide an alternative, circular and sustainable solution to give a new life to used shoes, by introducing virtuous practices as a new standard in the footwear industry supply chain. It’s the main objective of Re-Shoes, the ambitious project in which we are involved together with other international realities, coordinated by the Asolo company Scarpa.

The initiative will be developed over 36 months through a procedure that will make it possible to obtain raw materials from used footwear and production scraps, in order to create a new generation of high quality regenerated products, thus reducing the disposal and use of raw materials and aiming for zero post-processing leftovers.

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Partnership:

  • CALZATURIFICIO S.C.A.R.P.A. S.P.A. (IT)
  • Innovando Srl (IT)
  • Rubber Conversion (IT)
  • RUBBERMAC.IT SRL (IT)
  • ALMA MATER STUDIORUM – UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA (IT)
  • EUROPEAN PLATFORM FOR SPORTS AND INNOVATION (BE)
  • Sciarada Industria Conciaria (SP).

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