parley & soma upcycle ocean plastic waste into reusable bottles

parley & soma upcycle ocean plastic waste into reusable bottles

following the success of their multiple collaborations with adidas, parley for the oceans and soma team up to further raise awareness for our seas and the plastic we waste. available exclusively at starbucks, customers can purchase reusable BPA-free glass bottles with an ocean plastic sleeve. 90% of the cover is made from material equivalent to two plastic bottles, which have been intercepted from marine environments.

parley & soma upcycle ocean plastic waste into reusable bottles
all images courtesy of soma



the collaboration between parley and soma aims to reduce plastic water bottle usage, with each one of their glass bottle and sleeve supporting the movement to create change. before it reaches landfills, rivers and oceans, the parley intercepts and upcycles trash into eco-innovative materials by transforming PET bottles into pellets and then meting them into filament of neoprene, which then can be used to create products.


available to purchase from starbuck stores in north america, the recycled bottles are lightweight, durable and can hold 17 oz (0.48 liters) of liquid. finally, it features a natural bamboo cap that as well as being leak-proof is made from renewable resources.

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