Nike football kits kick out carbon

The 2021/2022 shirts are made from 95% recycled water bottles, which Nike claims reduces their carbon emissions by up to 30%

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This season’s Nike football kits tackle plastic waste and score low for carbon emissions.

The sports brand’s new football shirts are made with 95% recycled plastic water bottles, which it claims reduces the carbon emissions of the shirts by up to 30%.

The teams that will be wearing these recycled kits this season include Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Inter Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk commented: “Being part of the Swoosh family for years, they’ve been at the forefront of sustainable design and it goes a long way into making our sport a greener one.”

 

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