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Used Shoe Drive to Benefit MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue

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MABTR wants your old shoes…Seriously! Donate your used shoes to help MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue! (www.adoptaboston.com)

Shoebox Recycling will pay MABTR for every lb of used shoes they collect between now & November 15th 2012!

Shoes they accept - All paired men’s, women’s and kids shoes that are still usable. That means no holes in the soles and no wet or mildewed pairs. This includes athletic shoes, dress shoes, timberland type work boots, sandals, heels, flats.

Shoes they don't accept - Heavy Winter Boots, Skates, Blades, Flip-Flops, Slippers, Singles, Unusable.

Drop off locations:
Colorado Springs: Bow WOWZ! Canine Performance Center – 955 Wooten, Colorado Springs, 80915 – Kelly’s cell[masked]

Denver: Pets on Broadway - 2232 S Broadway -[masked] - check website for hours http://www.petsonbroadway.net/

Louisville: Linda Kolby – 772 Club Ct., Louisville 80027 [masked] cell

Northglenn: The Comfy K9 – 11429 Pearl St., Northglenn, 80233 –[masked] – check website for hours http://thecomfyk9.com/contact_location.html o.com

Roxborough: Cindy Marques – 9831 Fox Den Dr., Littleton 80125 –[masked]

Don’t see a drop off location close to you? Contact Cindy at[masked] or [masked] to make arrangements for her to get your shoes. *

** Want to host or to suggest another drop off location in Colorado? Email Cindy at [masked]! **

Interesting Facts:
* Each year over 200 Million shoes are put in the landfills.
* It takes over 200 years before a sneaker even starts to break down in a landfill.
* Used shoes are in great demand in developing countries.
* Recycled shoes create jobs and fuel local economies both here and abroad.
* The Council for Textile Recycling has set a goal of zero waste by 2037.

Questions contact Cindy[masked] or [masked]!

Thanks!

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