Sportswear brand Asics will recycle
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used clothing to make the official uniforms for Japan's Olympic and Paralympic teams. The
uniforms will be worn by the home team at next year's games in Tokyo. Asics hopes to gather 30,000 items through
collection boxes in stores and at sporting events.
It comes as the fashion industry asics clothing clearance
increasing pressure to make more sustainable clothing. Asics said the uniforms will be made from polyester extracted
from donated items. Other recyclable materials extracted from the items collected will be turned into fuel, among
other uses, the firm said. Sustainability push, The fashion industry more broadly has been under increasing pressure
to make its practices more sustainable.
A parliamentary committee in the UK asics outlet
last year raised
concerns about the waste the fashion industry generates, as well as its growing impact on climate. Some brands, such
as Burberry, have troubled environmental groups by destroying unsold clothes and accessories in an effort to prevent
them from being stolen or sold cheaply.
UN concern, The UN said the global fashion asics sale
contributes around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. To grow enough cotton for a single pair of jeans requires
about 10,000 litres of water, which is enough to supply a person with drinking water for ten years, the UN said.