Nike Trash Talk – Recycled Old News?
Nike have launched a new shoe that's made entirely of ‘trash' and leaves us wondering if this is yet another side eco-project to garner press attention than actually foster change internally at Nike. Promoted with Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns the Trash Talk has been designed to meet Nike's Considered design standards for sustainability. Treehugger describes how these standards have been met:
1. The upper is pieced together from leather and synthetic leather waste from the factory floor using zig-zag stitching.