Friday, October 12, 2012

New green Nike GS coves are made from recycled bottles and beans

In an attempt to demonstrate its commitment to the creation of sustainably produced products, iconic brand sports Nike has created a new Cove of football called GS of Nike which is being promoted as the most eco-friendly shoe of the environment that the company has produced. Along its body, the trunk has renewable and recycled materials. Lightweight shoe weighs only 160 gms which makes it the fastest as well as the lightest shoe made by the company so far.

Polyester and recycled water bottles were recycled plastics used to create the tongue, lining and laces of the shoe, more than 70 percent of which is composed of these materials. Composed of 97 percent Castor beans, a vegetable source called Pebax ® Renu material is used to create the traction deck. This material is more than 50 percent renewable.

The production process in the manufacture of Nike GS kangaroo leather also emit 35% less carbon than a process that uses traditional materials. Since Castor beans require less water to grow other natural fibers, also reduces the environmental cost of making shoes. These slats are also chemical free.
However, what makes this Nike GS a great shoe for the average player is the fact that are up to 15% lighter than the traditional creeks through the use of Castor beans. Apart from the low environmental footprint, these slats can also offer high performance in the most pressing conditions.

2012 Only copies of the Edition limited football Nike GS studs will be made and will be available through the online shop of the company, starting in August at a price of $300.

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