Adidas and Parley For the Oceans Have Created an Ocean Plastic Shoe

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Dec 10, 2015
References: news.adidas & engadget
Adidas and Parley for the Oceans have joined forces to create a highly innovative concept ocean plastic shoe that is 3D-printed and makes exclusive use of recycled materials.

This shoe is unique in that its upper is made out of ocean plastic materials, while its 3D-printed midsole is crafted together from recycled polyester and gillnets.

The Adidas and Parley for the Oceans collaboration may initially sound like an unlikely partnership, but this ocean plastic shoe concept proves that behemoths in the world of fashion and sportswear can come together with non-governmental organizations to create products that contribute to the greater good but also serve companies' needs. The shoes also prove that smart design can go a long way towards making consumers less wasteful.