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5 June 2011

2012 OLYMPIC VOLUNTEER OUTFITS TO BE MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS

Uniforms for the London 2012 torchbearers, volunteers and staff at the Olympic Village will be made from recycled materials. Sponsor Adidas say items such as buttons will have high recycled content as part of plans to make the Games sustainable. There are also plans for a special shoe for the 70,000 volunteers made from entirely recycled materials and sustainable drinking bottles. Adidas claims it will be the first 100% recycled drinks bottle in the world. Chief executive Herbert Hainer said: “Every product within the volunteer staff and the torch relay and within the village will have recycled material.Read on.

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