Making Sportswear From Recycled Bottles

Joel wrote about how they’re making graduation gowns out of trash, well now they’re doing the same with sports gear.

‘They’ in this sense are a Virginia-based company called Atayne which is making athletic gear from trash. After an encounter with a performance shirt’s red dye covering one of the founders, the company turned itself to making sportswear from environmentally-sensitive material.

Atayne shirt

Atayne uses recycled polyester from post-consumer plastic bottles and also recycled cotton. There is even a naturally-derived odour control treatment added to the clothes.

If they perform well than why wouldn’t you buy them? They’ve reasonably priced to – take a look here.

Spotted via Springwise.


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