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Posted on Apr 4, 2017 10:23:00 AM

Here we examine how old PET polyester bottles can be recycled into football shirts in an imaginative new scheme...

A new scheme to turn old PET plastic bottles into football shirts shows the imagination needed to deal with the problem of plastic waste, as well as giving an indication of the vast untapped potential of recycling.

Japanese company Teijin Group has started a project with a school in Thailand's capital Bangkok that aims to collect used PET bottles and convert them into polyester fibre to make children's T-shirts.

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Topics: Plastic, Listing, Polyester, Teijin Group

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