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Circular Shoes: How Footwear Component Manufacturers Are Ramping Up Recycling

COVID-19 recovery is on the horizon but the pandemic's impact on sustainability, retail, product development and consumer buying patterns means the denim industry must evolve. Join Rivet on April 20th at 11 am ET for the COVID, One Year Later roundtable.

Historically, there hasn’t been a circular path for post-consumer footwear. But some component and material manufacturers are ramping up recycling capabilities with an eye toward closing the loop. Building out circular solutions for footwear could have a massive environmental impact. Just in the United States, it is estimated that 300 million pairs of shoes get…

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