The term "point source" means any discernible,
confined and discrete conveyance, including
but not limited to any pipe, ditch, channel,
tunnel, conduit, well, discrete fissure, container,
rolling stock, concentrated animal feeding
operation, or vessel or other floating craft, from
which pollutants are or may be discharged.
“...generally results from
land runoff, precipitation,
drainage, seepage or
“NPS pollution is caused by
rainfall or snowmelt moving over
and through the ground.
As the runoff moves, it picks up
and carries away natural and
human-made pollutants, finally
depositing them into lakes,
rivers, wetlands, coastal waters
and ground waters.”
Thanks for your message, and I'm glad to know you're a Newton Runner.
We do partner with a non-profit, called One World Running, which is an
entirely volunteer-operated organization that collects gently used
shoes and distributes them to needy children and adults all around
the world. To keep your old shoes out of a landfill, just send them to:
One World Running
c/o Newton Running Warehouse and Distribution Center
3655 Frontier Ave.
Boulder, CO 80301
I hope this helps-- please let me know if you have additional questions
or concerns. Take care and run strong.
Who We Are
With all the over-built, over-hyped products out there, it's pretty hard to
ﬁnd sustainable shoes that you can live with. So we started Simple,
your stereotypical, anti-stereotype brand offering good shoes and a big
dose of reality.
About a gazillion pairs later... give or take a few... we've managed to
learn a few things. Well, actually a lot of things. And none more
important than this: HOW we make our shoes is just as important as
WHY we make them. That means finding more sustainable ways of
doing business so we can make a gazillion more.
Which pretty much is where we are today... at the crossroads of here
and now, aware of our responsibility to the planet while trying to pay
the bills. The nice little shoe company getting in touch with its inner