Adidas Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic

Apr, 30, 2018

What do you say about wearing a sport shoe that also helps clean up the planet? I dont know about you, but that is a win-win to me. Adidas, in partnership with Parley for the Oceans, has joined other creative businesses in turning recycled materials into a desirable product. One year since its launch, they are doing well.

Adidass UltraBoost shoesare made from nearly 95% plastic waste materials, the equivalent of 11 plastic bottles and significant amounts of plastic from abandoned ocean waste. So far, the German sportswearcompany has sold 1 million shoes upcycled from ocean plastic.

 Its great to see that innovation has been born from the disaster of plastic pollution, and that upcycled waste has been turned into something consumers desire.

Fredrika Syren

Fredrika Syren is an environmental activist and writer. In 2016, she founded the website Green-Mom.com where she shared her family’s journey of living zero waste. She lives in San Diego, California with her husband James and their children Bella, Noah, and Liam. Fredrika and her family were recently featured in the documentary Zero Time to Waste. Fredrika is also the author of Zero Waste for Families - A Practical Guidebook (which you can buy on this site)

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