Are your shoes a little stinky? No need to throw them away or replace them. There are some ways you can eliminate odors for free or close to nothing. Check out these great ideas from eHow.

  1. If the insoles are damp and causing the odor, remove and dry them.
  2. If shoes are damp, remove the laces and lift the shoe’s tongue, place them by a heater or in the sun and allow them to dry out.
  3. Put the shoes in a zipper-lock plastic bag and put them in a freezer overnight to kill odor-causing bacteria.
  4. Pour baking soda into shoes to absorb odor overnight.

Head over to How to Freshen Smelly Shoes for more ideas and some great reader tips.