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REUSE-A-SHOE CAMPAIGN A HUGE SUCCESS
Mayor Mufi Hannemann announced today that more than 22,000 shoes will be recycled as a result of the 2009 Reuse-A-Shoe recycling campaign.
“For the first time, we involved the neighbor island counties in the Reuse-A-Shoe campaign. I spoke to my colleagues in the Hawaii Council of Mayors, Mayor Charmaine Tavares of
The City & County of Honolulu first partnered with Nike in the Reuse-A-Shoe drive in 2005.
“Every year, participation on
Shoes were collected in bins at local schools, fire stations, and at other city facilities. Mayor Hannemann and Honolulu Fire Chief Ken Silva delivered a fire truck-load of used shoes yesterday to the drop-off at Niketown in
The numbers are still being tabulated as last minute recycled shoes arrive. To date,