04 Apr '17, 11pm

[email protected] is making sneakers out of corn so it can recycle old pairs into new shoes.

Why it matters to you Reebok hopes to recycle the Cotton + Corn footwear into material for the soil used to make materials for future footwear. Even if you are not a sneakerhead with a closet overflowing with sneakers, chances are you have thrown out a few. Soon, those sneakers you throw away could be used to make more. On Tuesday, Reebok announced an initiative called “Cotton and Corn,” involving footwear made from organic materials the company plans to recycle to make more footwear. Reebok partnered with DuPont Tate and Lyle BioProducts to use the company’s Susterra propanediol for the sole of the Cotton and Corn shoes. Susterra propanediol is a substance that is free of petroleum and made from field corn. More: Digitsole announces plans for the first adaptive cushioning smart sneakers Once you are done with those Cotton and Corn shoes, Reebok wants them back so it can m...

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