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Adidas has a sports shoe from garbage floating in the ocean. The new trainer part of a project to awareness of the serious problem of ocean pollution. Adidas has forces with an organisation called Parley, which is to protecting and preserving the Earth's oceans. Parley's founder Cyrill Gutsch about his organisation's cooperation with Adidas. He said: "Our objective is to boost public awareness and to new collaborations that can to protect and preserve the oceans. We extremely proud that Adidas is joining us in this mission…to that it is possible to turn ocean plastic into something cool."

Garbage in the ocean a huge problem. UNESCO estimates that in 2006, there nearly 30,000 pieces of floating plastic for every square kilometre of ocean. Plastic debris over a million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals every year. Adidas some of this plastic to its new trainer. The sole of the sneaker is from sustainable materials, while the upper recycled ocean waste. This consisted of plastic and illegal fishing nets. Adidas says it will be a new trainer from ocean waste later this year. In another green initiative, the sportswear maker said it would phasing out the use of plastic bags in all Adidas retail stores in the near future.

 
 

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