It's World Recycle Week and Fashion Revolution Week and the good news keeps on coming.
Most recently, adidas has announced that later this year, it will be introducing a collection made from recycled plastic. Spanning both footwear and apparel, the recycled collection is set to be released in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans.
A spokeswoman told WWD: “We have worked on turning old gillnets and ocean plastics into fibres that we can use to make a performance shoe. We are currently working on a consumer-ready range of footwear that will be brought to market in the course of 2016.”
It's been in the works for a while, as adidas has been working on a new supply chain for polymer ocean waste. The aim has always been to produce a collection made from recycled plastic, with ultimate goal to create infinitely recyclable materials.
Last year, the group introduced a program called Sport Infinity to create sporting goods that would never be thrown away. This means every bit of adidas sportswear would be broken down into a new material without producing any waste.
It's a huge step forward for sustainability in fashion and an indicator of good things to come.