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Nike shoe recyling

Jeff Beaudoin points out that the Nike outlet in Kittery has a bin set up to recycle used athletic shoes. Nike accepts any brand as long as they are actual athletic shoes (running shoes, sneakers, etc.). No shoes containing metal; no cleats or dress shoes or sandals.

Go to to see how the shoes are broken down into three parts and recycled into components of basketball and tennis courts and other sports surfaces.

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