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Adidas unveils Real Madrid’s Kit made from Recycled Ocean Plastic

Adidas unveils Real Madrid's Kit made from Recycled Ocean Plastic-2

Adidas and environmental institute Parley for the Oceans (also known as Parley Ocean Plastic) are addressing the issue of marine pollution from past few years. We have seen Adidas running shoes made from ocean plastic waste and Adidas Parley swimwear made from recycled fishing nets as part of their collaboration. Taking their effort to combat ocean plastic problem, Adidas revealed an all new 3rd football kit for Spanish football club and Champions League winners Real Madrid. The coral pink strip is made from recycled ocean plastic salvaged from different water bodies across the globe.

Exhale: Living chandelier filled with algae purifies air around it

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Even the air we breathe is not pure, due to the increasing number of toxic pollutants. Although there are many air purifiers available in the market, most of them come in boring designs. To change that, Julian Melchiorri, London-based designer and engineer, has created an interesting algae-filled living chandelier that not only lights up a room but also purifies the air around it.

Plastic Bottle Village recycles PET bottles to build houses

plastic bottle village

When it comes to green architecture, many recycled things come to our mind from clay houses to PET bottle construction. One example of such environment friendly architecture is the world’s first Plastic Bottle Village located on Isla Colón in Panama. The entire village is made from over a million recycled PET bottles. Built on 83-acres of tropical jungle, the village consists of nearly 120 houses and a lodge.

Levi’s teams with Aquafil for sustainable jeans line

Levi’s teams with Aquafil for sustainable jeans line

Levi Strauss & Co., American clothing company is one of those brands that really care for our planet and is doing something for it. Whether it is about finding new ways to reduce energy or recycle water and waste material, Levi’s is always trying to minimize its impact on the planet. We have seen Levi’s eco-friendly denim line made out of recycled plastic bottles and food trays in the past. Now, the clothing manufacturer is taking another step towards environmental sustainability by unveiling its new sustainable jeans line made from old fishing nets and discarded carpets.

The wait is finally over! EcoCapsule is taking preorders now

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If you’ve been desperately waiting for the availability of this egg-shaped, self-sustaining EcoCaspsule, then you’ll be glad to know that it’s finally available for pre-orders. Yes, you read that right. Developed by Slovakia-based Nice Architects, the solar-powered and wind-powered portable housing offers complete off-grid living to traveling enthusiasts, no matter where they go. But if you really want to get your hands on this high-tech mobile home, better act now as the first run consists of only 50 pods.

Aerodrome is building world’s first commercial droneport in Nevada

Aerodrome Announces World's First Commercial Droneport

Aerodrome has teamed up with City of Boulder City, Nevada to build the world’s first commercial droneport. Yes, a commercial port for drones! Already broken ground, the 50-acre droneport located approximately 28 miles from the Las Vegas Strip will provide education and certification for commercial drone pilots. It will also offer support for recreational users and drone racers. Currently operational, the permanent and fully funded droneport has the full support and approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Adidas unveils eco-friendly sneaker with 3D-printed midsole

Adidas and Parley for the Oceans unveils concept shoe

Few months back, active wear brand Adidas and environmental institute Parley for the Oceans joined hands together to develop an eco-friendly running shoe made from recycled plastic ocean waste. Taking the initiative further, the two organizations have teamed up once again to unveil a concept sneaker featuring a 3D-printed midsole. The innovative footwear concept was showcased at the Paris climate summit (COP21) to demonstrate how the industry can rethink design to raise awareness for our oceans and protect them from plastic pollution.

Stella Lux drives 930 miles on a single charge in World Solar Challenge

Stella Lux drives 930 miles on a single charge

Recently, 42 car racing teams have participated for a 1900 mile (3000 kilometer) trek in Australia, as part of the World Solar Challenge that focuses on energy efficiency. Unlike other car races, this solar-powered car race aims at utilizing less external energy. However, highlight of this year’s event has been the team Eindhoven from the Netherlands, who set a world record by driving Stella Lux family car to almost 930 miles (1500 kilometers) on a single charge.

Sponge Suit: 3D printed wearable can remove ocean pollution

Sponge Suit absorbs ocean pollution

Ladies going out for swimming now can make a positive contribution towards the betterment of our environment. They’ll just have to wear an innovative and hi-tech swimsuit which will remove pollution from the oceans while they enjoy the swimming experience. Called Sponge Suit, the 3D-printed swimwear manufactured using 3D printing and nano-scale clean-tech material research is environmentally proactive and economically sustainable. It is designed to transform the swimming experience into an eco-friendly activity and save our oceans from pollution.

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