Shoe Recycling Program

Shoe recycling is offered at the Wheaton Park District Community Center and the Central Athletic Complex.

Community Center

1777 S. Blanchard St., Wheaton IL


  • Athletic shoes
  • Dress shoes
  • Work boots
  • Sandals
  • Heels
  • Flats

NOT accepted…

  • Ski boots
  • Heavy winter boots
  • Roller skates / blades
  • Any shoe without a mate
  • Mildewed or wet shoes
  • Shoes with holes

Shoebox Recycling is a for-profit recycler of shoes with a mission of reusing as many pairs of shoes as possible worldwide keeping them from landfills.

Central Athletic Complex

500 S. Naperville Rd., Wheaton IL

Shoes accepted…

Shoes in any condition are accepted. These bins also allow donations of clothing and textiles.

GreenCity Project collects unwanted textiles and resells them in the U.S. and abroad, effectively diverting millions of pounds of clothing from landfills.

Greencity Project bins