Nike Teams to Wear Recycled Plastic Bottle-based Jerseys in World Cup

Nike Teams to Wear Recycled Plastic Bottle-based Jerseys in World Cup

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brazil-world-cup-team.jpgWe’ve just concluded what might have been the most environmentally friendly Olympics to date.

During the next global sporting event, the FIFA World Cup, Nike’s official team jerseys — worn by nine teams — will be made from plastic bottles that otherwise would have been destined for landfill sites in Japan and Taiwan. And, the manufacturing process uses 30 percent less energy in production.

(READ more in Good magazine)

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