Energy Management / Lean Six Sigma

Why Nike is making most shoes from manufacturing waste

By the Christian Science Monitor

May 12, 2016

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As Nike moves toward its sustainability goals, picking up a new pair of shoes might mean getting part of an old pair, too.

On Wednesday, the company said that 71 percent of its footwear now contains materials made from waste products from its manufacturing process, including ground-up pieces of old shoes and scraps from the company's factories.

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