Popular sportswear brand Adidas soon completely manufacturing products from recycled plastic. This move will have an impact on their manufacturing of everything from shoes to sports bras and everything in between.
The company's head of global brands, Eric Liedtke, has told the Financial Times that by 2024, Adidas will only use recycled polyester in its shoes and clothing. But industry experts say the price difference could drop as more companies switch to recycled material. While plastic drink containers are cited as the most commonly recycled plastic product by EarthEasy, still only 25 percent of those are estimated to be recycled.
Adidas' spring and summer 2019 clothing line will contain about 41 percent recycled polyester, Culp said. The material is cheap and versatile, but governments and consumers are increasingly aware of its huge environmental costs.
Adidas made headlines in 2015 when they announced they had designed a shoe made nearly entirely from garbage.
Adidas said its goal for next year is to make 11 million pairs of recycled shoes, which is 3 percent of its annual production.
The tides are turning. The shoes are made from plastic that would otherwise wind up in the oceans. CNN notes that it's far below recycling rates for other materials. "With those kind of volumes, we can not make the transition overnight".
In an attempt to save the environment, other companies like Starbucks plans to eliminate the use of plastic straws from its stores; McDonald's scraps out plastic straws in United Kingdom and Ireland; Ikea bans single-use plastic from its stores and restaurants; and LEGO produces toy bricks from sustainable and plant-based plastic.
Global use of plastic has increased 20-fold over the past 50 years and is expected to double again in the next 20 years.
In the bottom of the third, the Cubs' Willson Contreras put the National League on the board with a homer off the first pitch. Milwaukee's Christian Yelich started clawing back at the American League's lead with a solo shot in the bottom of the eighth.
Casey's Corner, the quick service eatery on Main Street U.S.A.in the Magic Kingdom, is debuting a two-foot-long hot dog tomorrow. At 7-Eleven, you can get a $1 Big Bite hot dog at participating 7-Eleven locations across the United States.
Speaking to Piers, Donald revealed he too agreed with the Queen , saying: "She's right, it's a very complex problem". Trump said his mother, Mary Anne Trump, who died in 2000 at the age of 88, was a "tremendous fan" of the Queen .
Retail think tank Coresight Research predicted that sales will reach $3.4 billion this year, about $1 billion more than last year. But Amazon said its workers were paid fairly, with permanent staff earning €12.22 (£10.81) an hour or more after two years.
Not only do the expansions add hundreds of hours worth of content to the game, but trying to buy them all is murder on the wallet. In addition, and if you wish to take part in the Battle for Azeroth content, you will need to purchase the expansion.
But, right now, not much information is available about the launch strategy of Microsoft regarding the Android-powered devices. Since the company has made a decision to end support for Windows-powered smartphones soon, the new report makes a lot of sense.
Instead, he denounced the "stupidity" of his own country's policy, especially the decision to investigate election interference. Trump went on to say that he meant it as a "compliment" because Putin was so good at competing.
Having won twice in America previous year and ranked 18 in the world, the big Victorian is playing the best golf of his life. From my first time coming here as an amateur to being back now, it's just unbelievable how this course doesn't change.
The spokesman said the cost for those hotels rooms and additional transportation expenses are borne by the other agency. More than 150 U.S. agents were brought in for the visit to protect Trump during his stay in the UK.
Mafi arrested for assaulting Rebels teammate
The case will come before the courts again on August 3, although Mafi was excused from having to appear personally on that date. Mafi, the 2017 Australian Super Rugby player of the year, is out of contract with the Rebels at the end of this season.
World's best airlines for 2018, revealed
Falling down the rankings were Etihad (8th to 15th), Air France (18th to 25th) and Alitalia (63rd to 75th). Best Business Class , Best Business Class Seat and Best First Class Lounge went to Qatar Airways.
Trump wins sympathy from Russian media ahead of summit
Former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden, who led the NSA during the final years of George W. I am running out of words to describe how despicable it is to see an American President capitulate to a dictator".
Wisconsin woman on a bike falls into a drawbridge
The woman rides through the open gap between the warning gates, nearly crashing, before falling into the opening bridge gap. More than a minute later, people come to her aid, one checking her condition, another appearing to phone for help.