After just mentioning the unsustainable fashions my daughter selected for back-to-school clothes, which she really needed but were definitely not eco-friendly, it is refreshing to feature a truly sustainable apparel item with a message.
Americans produce 500 billion pounds of trash each year
Yikes, that’s a lot of trash!
Project Recycling is reducing the landfill of plastic waste through design.
Our eco-friendly t-shirts are made from 50% organic cotton and 50% recycled PET plastic, the same type of plastic water bottles are made from. In fact, each shirt contains approximately three 20oz water bottles inside!
Combining this with a recycling themed design is a match made in heaven. Each t-shirt uses a recycling fact, a disturbing truth about the overuse of our resources, as theme. For example, our first t-shirt is themed “500 Billion Pounds”, that’s the amount of waste we as Americans produce each year.
Of that, only 34.1% is recycled or composted. That rest, around 330 billion pounds is incinerated or landfilled. Our eco-friendly t-shirts are meant to be educational, yet contain a bold statement, but also casually designed so you can wear it on a normal basis.
We were sent a t-shirt, and it is very soft. It has a classic fit, and it is sure to be a favorite! The shirt is made in Nicaragua.
I look forward to seeing more t-shirts from Project Recycling in the future, perhaps some designs for women and children will follow!
disclosure: The products described above were sent to us as free samples. Prior assurances as to the nature of the reviews, whether positive or negative, were not given. No financial payments were accepted in exchange for the reviews. The reviews reflect our honest, authentic opinions.