02 Jul '15, 11pm

Adidas Creates Sneakers That Are Made Entirely from Ocean Trash

Adidas Creates Sneakers That Are Made Entirely from Ocean Trash

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Advertisements With Earth’s oceans being overloaded with plastic trash, engineers all over the world are making efforts to find innovative ways to remove this harmful debris from the marine environment. Thus, Boyan Slat of The Ocean Cleanup promises to launch a massive ocean cleaning system in 2016. But what if there was also a way to give this plastic a new life and use it for further production? German footwear giant Adidas has proposed a non-trivial idea on what to do with ocean waste – to make shoes out of it, of course! The company has created a prototype of sustainable sneakers made almost entirely from ocean trash. In particular, the upper shoe is made out of illegal gill nets and other plastic debris removed from the ocean while the shoe base incorporates sustainable materials. Collecting plastic from the ocean to knit the sneaker...

Full article: http://themindunleashed.org/2015/07/adidas-creates-sneake...

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