Detroit Treads sandals — made from illegally-dumped tires — now available online

Posted at 5:41 AM, Jul 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-23 05:42:26-04

DETROIT, Mich. — Some creative summer footwear that doubles as a way to clear old tires from the streets of Detroit, is now available for purchase online.

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Detroit Treads are sandals that are sold through Cass Community Social Services.  They are made from recycled tires that were illegally discarded around the city.  Sandals also feature a custom designed  “D” on the bottom.  Chose from red, blue, or black straps.

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Previously, they had only been via phone orders through the organization, but if you are interested in ordering them online, you can do so by clicking here.