This Blueprint is developed in collaboration with its Originator with the purpose to enable as many people as possible to take action for sustainable shoes and social inclusion.

About the project

Shoes from tires is a project from Xinca in Argentina. Making shoes from recycled tires and fabric is a way to produce products sustainably. Unlike other recycled shoe models this project also works with less skilled workers such as refugees, ex-inmates, and prisons to provide employment and skill building opportunities.


KEY IMPACT PARAMETERS

Why this project matters, and who it is for

Origin: Argentina 🇦🇷
Time: Up to 1 year
Type of Action:
Impact Venture
Difficulty: High
Investment need: $ $ $ $ –
Impact:
Make sustainable shoes with fair employment for less-skilled workers.

This project
is perfect for you if…
you have experience with manufacturing or production.


In this toolkit you’ll find:
  • Step-by-step guide
  • Inputs to adapt this model to your community
  • Key suggestions by the Originator
  • Tips & tricks
  • Technical and safety manuals
  • Agreements to formalize partnerships
  • Budgeting template
  • Presentation template for fundraising
  • Graphic materials.
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!


More about the project

The global sneaker industry is not sustainable. Resources and labor are exploited around the world to produce shoes. In order to produce shoes in a more sustainable way this project works to involve less skilled workers and people with less opportunities to provide a way out of criminality or back into society after imprisonment while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact of a new product.


Join the movement today

How does it work:
Choose a project
Preview the Blueprint and learn about requirements
Start the replication and complete self-assessment
Review agreements and get going
JOIN THE NEXT PROJECT TRAINING:

You like this project but you don’t feel 100% ready? We’ve got you covered! Twice a year, we run a training program to support our community to get started. Join the next batch!

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