Adidas has been trying to cut down on the usage of new plastic over the last few years. While it has already stopped providing plastic shopping bags in its stores. It has been using recycled ocean plastic debris as a material in some products and shoes. Adidas confirmed that it will be reducing the usage of virgin polyester over the next six years and instead will be using recycled polyester in its shoes and clothing. In the year 2016, the sportswear giant first produced performance shoes and soccer jerseys from recycled ocean plastics.