Shoe collection will help other nations

December 1, 2014 The Times Leader
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With four children, ages 10 to 16, Kellie Conti Havey had a ton of shoes and sneakers in worn-down condition that were cluttering the household closets. About 40 pairs to be exact.

An avid recycler, the Alden woman hated to clutter the landfill with the remnants of the family’s closets. When she heard Luzerne County was conducting a shoe recycling collection to help others, that provided the impetus to start collecting the worn-out footwear. And collect she did. She recently brought in two garbage bags full of shoes and sneakers to a recycling day event at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke…


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