30 Jun '15, 2pm

Adidas knit these sneakers entirely from ocean plastic trash:

As engineers work to find new ways to pull some of the trillions of pieces of plastic trash out of the ocean, companies are coming up with new uses for it. Like soap bottles , surfboards , and now shoes: Adidas just released a new prototype for a sneaker woven entirely out of ocean trash. The sample shoe was made from illegal gill nets dredged up from the ocean by the nonprofit Sea Shepherd. "It's a fishing net that was spanning the bottom of the sea like a wall, and killing pretty much every fish passing by," says Cyrill Gutsch, founder of Parley for the Oceans, a new Adidas-supported nonprofit that is helping the company develop a larger strategy for fighting ocean waste. "They confiscated this net, and we're bringing it back to life." Adidas is knitting the shoe using the same innovative technology they use to create Primeknit shoes with zero waste . "Knitting in genera...

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