The City of Dallas Waste Diversion Team has the answer to what to do with your gently used athletic shoes. This is a partnership between the City of Dallas and World Wear Project. You can donate them in the City of Dallas shoe bins at many locations. Locations are being added daily, so check the city's website or World Wear Project's website often. As of July 2015, over 10,000 lbs. of shoes have been collected and diverted from local landfills.