Adidas Produces Shoes Made from Ocean Waste
Adidas has began selling three new editions of its popular UltraBoost shoe, all made from plastic debris found in the ocean. On average, the shoes reuse 11 plastic bottles per pair and feature laces, heel lining and sock liner covers that are made from recycled materials.
The shoes will help Adidas reach its goal of creating 1 million pairs of UltraBoost sneakers using ocean plastic this year. While Adidas has used recycled polyester and sustainable cotton in previous products, most of these eco-friendly production runs have been relatively small.
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