Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Get in the Game. Drop Off Your Kicks and Help Cole Park

Get in the Game. Drop Off Your Kicks.Clean out your closet, take a peek under the bed and ask your friends and family – chances are, you'll find a few pairs of kicks lying around that have seen better days.

When it's time to say goodbye, bring your athletic shoes to our local Nike Reuse-A-Shoe drop-off location.

Nike Factory Store

Not Near a Drop-Off Location?
You can also mail your worn-out sneakers directly to our recycling facility. Please note that Nike cannot pay for individuals' shipping costs. Mail them to:

Nike Grind Processing
3552 Avenue of Commerce
Memphis, TN 38125

Download a Mailing Label

What Should You Know?
Please limit in-store drop-offs to 10 pairs of shoes at a time to prevent overwhelming our collection bins.
If you can, bring your shoes to a drop-off location rather than mailing them. This helps consolidate shipments to our facility, which results in a smaller carbon footprint for the program.
We can only accept shipments at our recycling facility. Please do not mail shoes to our retail stores.
Remember, athletic shoes and LIVESTRONG wristbands only. We can’t recycle shoes with metal parts, mud or water, cleats, dress shoes, sandals or flip-flops, or wristbands from other brands.

For more information on the program go to


  1. How does this benefit Cole Park exactly? I know that we can drop off old gym shoes at the local Nike Outlet.

  2. The hard surfaces at the park mostly the basketball court and running track need to be resurfaced. By taking the recycled material and some other organic material and using them as the new surface it saves the park money and allows them to work on other projects.

    This should be a no brainer for our community because we have some kids who can clean out a closet and come up with a 100 pair of shoes.


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