Source

F

Fast Company

March 18, 2009

Timberland reuses car tires for shoe soles

Timberland reuses car tires for shoe soles card

Now Timberland is testing the recycled tire waters with shoe soles. The shoe company is partnering with a Malaysian company called Green Rubber that devulcanizes waste tires by ripping apart rubber’s sulfur bonds to make it recyclable. Green Rubber’s end product is something called “crumb rubber”, a mesh crumb material that can be used for rubber mats, asphalt filler, road paving, and shoe soles.


Ajax loader

Please do not refresh or press back button.