Turning Trash Into Treasure: A Sustainable Approach to Disrupting Global Poverty
Buddy Teaster, Soles4Souls
767 million people around the world survive on less than $1.90/day. Meanwhile, landfills are overflowing with product that could be repurposed to generate economic activity. At this intersection lies a poverty-disrupting solution that balances income growth, social progress and environmental protection. Learn how Soles4Souls’ sustainability model leverages a diverse global network of change makers to create sustainable jobs in the developing world while extending the life of shoes and clothes that would otherwise be discarded.
clothing, global, job creation, micro-enterprise, poverty, repurposing product, shoes, sustainability