Waste management at the shoe factory level and end-of-life post-consumer discussions are growing inside brands and retailers. This session focuses on understanding these issues in-depth and “how-to” make them happen via experts in the field discussing challenges and opportunities.
Understanding what circularity is and is not, and how to realign operations
Ideas and strategies around recycling shoes for other purposes to keep them out of landfills – including challenges around design, construction, RSLs, buyers, intake, etc.
How FDRA’s waste management program is helping company’s factories get to zero waste
Formulating a real strategy on where your product lines could go after their life, as well as how to transform operations to get more sustainable end-of-life outcomes