By  on June 18, 2018

One-hundred million used bottles makes a lot of clothing. As part of Quiksilver’s partnership with Repreve — a provider of recycled performance fibers — 3,500 tons of plastic have been repurposed for board shorts, jackets and other garments since the collaboration’s inception in 2012.

“We are very excited to contribute a part to the protection of something we genuinely care about: the ocean. As surfers and snowboarders, we need to think about the future, so our grandchildren can enjoy the mountain and the wave we love so much. Upcycling plastic waste into something that is useful for us, even today, is an important step,” said Garry Wall, global general manager of Quiksilver.

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