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EcoErek saving shoes from landfills | ABC 7

Mon November 12, 2012

ABC 7 Chicago

EcoErek saving shoes from landfills | ABC 7

Originally produced and published November 12, 2012 by ABC 7 News.

ABC 7 Chicago's Theresa Gutierrez visits USAgain's West Chicago warehouse to meet with 12-year-old recycling prodigy Erek "EcoErek" Hansen and learn more about his mission to collect reusable shoes and his partnership with USAgain. Since Spring 2012, EcoErek has collected over 3,600 pairs of shoes, diverted from landfills to be reused or recycled.