People pour plastics into oceans like there's no tomorrow. It comes up to more than eight million tons in a year. There's probably no trick or a single solution that could resolve the situation, which we as humans got into, with a snap of a finger. We can fight the big battle with smaller steps though. Such example is the result of the collaboration between adidas and Parley For The Oceans - sneakers that are made from plastic bottles pulled out from the sea. Each pair of adidas x Parley is made of more than ten plastic bottles, which is definitely better than leaving the bottles to decompose at the bottom of the ocean for centuries ...
They were first released in 1984, then in 1990 in an edited version, and today, the adidas Forum sneakers come in full force to meet the standards of the biggest sneakerheads. adidas has been bringing back its best silhouettes after years of developing technologies, design, and other modifications, so they deserve to enjoy the fruits of their labor.
The adidas Forum sneakers are the result of this endeavor. That's why you can find them at Footshop in various colorways and designs that are more or less similar to the OG design so that everyone can pick a pair. Even though they may look like women's sneakers at first, they are, in fact, unisex.
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Textile: is a lightweight material, which is offered in a very wide color scale and is mainly used for summer footwear.
Synthetics: unlike textile, synthetic fibers are stronger, more durable and quick-drying.
Rubber: a material that is very easy to maintain and you will appreciate it especially in rainy weather.
The eco-friendly label
is used for products that are made using more environmently-friendly proceses which uses less water, energy and chemicals. Products with international certifications such as bluesign®, the 100 standard by OEKO-TEX® and MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® are placed under this label.
Parley Ocean Plastic™
Is a material created from upcycled plastic waste that was intercepted from beaches and coastal communities before reaching the ocean. Parley for the Oceans works with partners to collect, sort and transport the recovered raw material (mainly PET bottles) to the adidas supplier who produces the yarn, which is legally trademarked. It is used as a replacement for virgin plastic in the making of adidas x Parley collection of high-performance sportswear.