Nike uses leather and rubber to make its shoes. The company states as of 2014 that it is committed to using materials that reduce environmental impact. The company works with suppliers to find environmentally friendly materials that meet Nike's manufacturing needs.Know More
To manage costs and continue to make products more environmentally friendly, Nike works to reduce the number of materials used in products. Reduction of materials also simplifies the design phase and supply chain for products.
As of 2014, Nike ranks in the top three climate-friendly companies globally. It has received praise for its Trash Talk shoe, which uses recycled and synthetic leather taken from factory floors. The company also has a Reuse-A-Shoe program that collects old athletic shoes for recycling. The recycled materials are used in sports facilities, including running tracks and playgrounds.
Nike Inc. designs, manufactures and markets clothing, shoes, equipment and services. The company's headquarters is near Portland, Ore. It is one of the largest suppliers of athletic wear in the world, and it is a top maker of sports equipment. The company's revenues exceeded $24 billion in 2012, and it employs more than 44,000 people globally. The Nike name comes from the Greek goddess of victory. Nike has been the subject of controversy at times, as of 2014, for contracting with factories in Asia and Mexico known to have poor working conditions.Learn more about Shoes
Nike Mercurial Superfly shoes are soccer cleats that are lightweight, flexible and provide traction on various surfaces. Nike sells firm ground, soft ground and artificial grass variations of its Mercurial Superfly cleats.Full Answer >
Nike does not recommend using any shoe care or cleaning products on its shoes. It also does not recommend using a washing machine or dryer for use on its shoes. Saddle soap should not be used on leather portions of any shoes designed for sports that involve lateral movement, including soccer, basketball and golf shoes. Instead, remove excess dirt manually, use a mild detergent with a little water to remove stains, and dry thoroughly./
The main features of the Nike Free Run+ 3 shoes are lightweight performance, comfort and flexibility. The shoe provides the benefits of barefoot running, but with the proper protection in place.Full Answer >
Nike Free Run 3.0 running shoes are available for purchase online through the Nike website and several other online retailers such as Foot Locker. The Nike website has a wider selection of this specific shoe than other retail websites do.Full Answer >