Frequently Asked Questions

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We accept all gently worn shoes.  The rule of thumb is if you would donate them to a thrift store, we will accept them.  

They need to be able to be sewn and repurposed and must come in pairs. 

 

Yes, this model is for fundraising, we can provide boxes to those ready to commit to AT LEAST 10 boxes.

We appreciate your commitment to the environment to the world. We ask that you mail us your shoes to our main warehouse at 7455 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138 and we are happy to recycle. If you live locally, please see our list of drop off locations here.

At this time, we are only accepting shoes. 

We are a social enterprise. Once shoes are recycled, they are sold to local microbusinesses to help boost economies and provide footwear to those who need shoes to help prevent the spread of soil transmitted diseases. 

We welcome anyone to host a recycle shoe drive. A check can be made out to an individual as long as they commit to and send back 10 FULL boxes. 

Yes, we ask that you to commit to AT LEAST 10 FULL boxes.

The boxes must be completely FULL in order to receive payment.

A 24 x 18 x 18 box fits roughly 40 adult pairs of shoes, translating to 40 pounds. 

Recycle Shoe Project sends you pre-paid shipping labels when we mail you boxes. We will also arrange box pick up once 5 or more boxes are completely full. 

Unfortunately we cannot send pickup for individual boxes. However, you can still use the prepaid labels provided and drop them off to your closest courier. If you are local in South Florida, you can also drop them here.

We will provide you with any artwork needed to promote your drive. Including but not limited to  social media images, text platforms, email, flyers, etc.

We pay $.50 for every pound of shoes recycled. This translates to approximately $20 a box. Think about that.  When you fill 10 boxes you could raise over $200! 

We will provide you with any artwork needed to promote your drive. Including but not limited to  social media images, text platforms, email, flyers, etc.

Once you confirm that you have completed the Recycled Shoe drive, we will total up pounds received and cut a check within 3-5 business days and mail to your designated address. 

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