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Adidas Five Ten Turns Plastic Waste into New Recycled Footwear and Apparel

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Longtime mountain bike footwear favorite Five Ten is a part of an Adidas initiative to completely phase out the use of virgin polyesters by 2024, with all shoes and apparel to be made with 100% recycled materials moving forward. As an Adidas Outdoor brand, Five Ten is leveraging knowledge gained from Adidas’ research on recycled, recyclable, and sustainably sourced materials to create new products with the signature fit and finish that discerning mountain bikers have come to expect.

Five Ten Recycled Collection Riders at Rest
Five Ten’s new Recycled Collection takes plastic waste and turns it into riding gear built for the trail
Freerider Toe
Five Ten’s recycled collection introduces sustainability to the classic flat pedal go-to’s in the Freerider and Freerider Pro
Five Ten Freerider Pro Heel
The Freerider and Freerider Pro now integrate recycled materials into the construction

Five Ten’s classic flat pedal shoes the Freerider ($100 USD MSRP) and Freerider Pro ($150 USD MSRP) are now offered with uppers constructed from materials made with Primeblue Parley Recycled Ocean Plastic. Parley Ocean Plastic contains plastic waste that has been intercepted from sensitive coastal areas before it can cause permanent damage and move out into the ocean.

Five Ten Recycled Collection Action Shot
Five Ten’s new Recycled Apparel line gives riders the option to complete their kit with sustainably made jerseys and shorts

To complete the kit, Five Ten is launching a new riding apparel line also utilizing textiles manufactured with recycled materials.

Five Ten The Brave Kit
The Brave LS Shirt and Shorts give riders a sustainable option from Five Ten head to toe

The Brave Short uses the material Primegreen, which consists of 90% recycled polyester and 10% elastane for stretch, an adjustable waistband with inner drawcord, and two front pockets. Available in men’s and women’s sizing, The Brave Short features a small concealed inner pocket secures keys and cards, and a zippered thigh pocket is sized for phones. MSRP for The Brave Short is $70.

The Brave Long Sleeve Shirt is also available in men’s and women’s sizing, and is entirely made of BCI (Better Cotton Initiative) certified cotton, 30% of which is recycled. MSRP on The Brave Long Sleeve is $40.

Five Ten Trail Tee

For a warmer weather option, Five Ten has produced their Trail Tee using the same Primeblue Parley Ocean Plastic as the Freeriders, pulling plastic off the coast and into short sleeve tops for trail riders. MSRP on the Trail Tee is $40.

Five Ten Recycled Riders

You can shop and learn more about the Five Ten Recycled Collection (including products made with the same sustainable materials for casual wear and rock climbing!) at Adidas.com

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3 years ago

There’s no point in recycling, if you don’t buy recycled goods!

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3 years ago

I will keep on keepin on in Kangaroo on the road and Dyneema (what ever that is) on the MTN, thanks.

3 years ago

Got a pair of the Recycled Freeride Pros last month… just like the last pair, Im sold on the idea.

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