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Working towards a better environment, Adidas – the global sportswear maker has pledged to use recycled plastic by 2024. The company has further committed to eliminate the use of newly manufactured plastic including polyester, in all its products even though it is popular choice in manufacture of sportswear because of its ability to dry quickly and is less in weight as compared to other fabrics. The upcoming spring summer collection for apparel by Adidas is said to contain around 4 percent of recycled polyester, while it is also expecting a sharp increase in the sale of its Parley Shoes, which are made with plastic waste intercepted before it reaches the water bodies. The latest addition to the list of companies who have pledged to reduce plastic use in its manufactures, Adidas is estimated to save 40 tonnes of plastic per year.
Source: Financial Express