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Nike Unveils World Cup Soccer Jerseys Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On March 7, 2010 @ 11:00 am In Accessories and Fashion,Recycled Materials,sustainable style sundays | 2 Comments

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ATTENTION GREEN SOCCER [1] FANS

Nike [2] recently unveiled its new team jerseys [1] for the upcoming World Cup [3] and here’s the kicker (pun intended) – they’re made from discarded plastic bottles [1]! That’s right, the uniforms, or “kits” in proper soccer speak, are made from melted down bottles from landfills in Japan and Taiwan that have been spun into fabric. Check out pics of all of the team designs here [1].

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[1] Image: http://www.ecouterre.com/13760/nike-outfits-world-cup-teams-in-jerseys-made-from-recycled-bottles/

[2] Nike: http://www.nike.com/nikefootball/home/?locale=en_US

[3] World Cup: http://www.fifa.com/

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