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Adidas designed Real Madrid jerseys from recycled ocean plastic

Adidas has recycled ocean plastic into soccer jerseys for the Real Madrid CF kit. It is the first time Parley Ocean Plastic, a company which aims to end marine plastic pollution, has been able to supply a mass-produced shirt.

Adidas in a press release stated the new kit will be worn during the 2018/19 season and comes in a bold new coral colourway. In addition to providing a stand-out look both in the stadium and on the street, the jersey’s unique colouring represents various shades of coral; "an homage to the beauty of the oceans that we need to protect."

“Real Madrid has the power to amplify our message, to share it with their massive global following and to bring it to life with their own decisions & actions,” says Parley For The Oceans founder Cyrill Gutsch. “The message is an urgent one. It addresses the survival of our oceans, of our own species. It addresses the massive problem of marine plastic pollution. It questions the material itself & defines plastic as…

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