• Your Next Pair of Sneakers Could Be Made From Recycled Gum

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Sneakers and gum have always had a strained relationship. But that could change soon.
    Three companies have come together to create sneakers that use recycled chewing gum in hopes of giving you the comfort only gum can deliver. The sneakers, called Gumshoe, use a recycled compound made by sustainability company Gumdrop. That compound, called Gum-Tec, is 20% chewing gum. Designer Explicit Wear and marketing firm Iamsterdam are also involved in the development of the Gumshoe sneakers, according to The Verge, which interviewed the companies involved.
    In order to collect the gum, Gumdrop...
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