Good For Your Feet. Good For Your World

Bouchard, Nancy Prichard
May 2009
SGB;May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the environmental sustainability approach of Fox River in the sporting goods industry. Each year, the company recycles almost 500,000 pounds of materials. Rather than using petrochemicals, the company uses soy-based oils to run machines. In 2006, Fox River introduced a line of corn-based socks. These socks were made using Ingeo fibers from the company Nature Works. Ingeo is a fiber that is created without using fossil fuels.


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