Adidas Doubles Recycled Plastic Shoe Production

Adidas has announced plans to more than double the amount of shoes it is making from recycled plastic waste in 2019. The trainer and fashion brand aims to produce 11 million pairs of its Ultraboost Parley in 2019, in partnership with environmental organisation Parley for the Oceans. This is a …

Adidas Sold over a Million Pairs of Trainers Made from Ocean Plastics in 2017

Two years ago, Adidas jumped into the sustainable apparel market to clean up toxins in their shoes and help prevent ocean pollution. They announced in March that they reached a milestone of one million sales last year and expect to see that number increase this year. Adidas teamed up with …

Reebok Launches New Sneaker Made From Cotton and Corn

Adidas has shoes made of ocean plastic. Nike has ones made of recycled leather. Now, Reebok has its first plant-based athletic shoe. The “NPC U.K. Cotton + Corn” sneaker, which debuted Tuesday, has a top made from 100 percent organic cotton, a sole made from a corn-based rubber substitute and …

Adidas Will Use Only Recycled Plastics by 2024

Adidas has long been committed to the fight against single-use plastics. Since 2015, it has partnered with Parley for the Oceans to respond to the plastic pollution crisis threatening marine life. In June, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted announced the company had sold one million shoes made from plastic collected and …

Greenpeace Reveals Brands Stumbling on the Catwalk to Toxin-Free Fashion

Since the “Detox My Fashion” campaign launched in 2011, 76 fashion brands, retailers and suppliers have committed to remove toxic chemicals from their supply chains by 2020, accounting for a combined 15 percent of global textile production. For its 2016 Detox Catwalk, Greenpeace evaluated 19 of the committed fashion and …

Adidas Creates Running Shoe Made with Recycled Ocean Plastic Debris

To celebrate World Oceans Day, adidas and Parley for the Oceans have announced the release of a limited number of the iconic running shoe showcased at last year’s Parley Talks ‘Oceans. Climate. Life.’ hosted by the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. People around …