Do you want to get fit and super stylish, plus help save the ocean and its beautiful inhabitants? Well, thanks to adidas teaming with Parley you can. Take a read

In 2015 Parley teamed with Adidas to create a stylish running trainer called the UltraBOOST which was part of the Adidas/Parley collection. This trainer is made using wool yarns from waste plastic – each pair uses material from 11 plastic recycled bottles, this includes the shoe laces, heel linings and sock liner covers! 

So who is Parley for the Oceans (Parley) and who does it work? In a nutshell, Parley turn plastic into thread but they also create a space where creators, thinker, and leaders can all come together to raise awareness for the oceans. They help generate and create collaboration which ultimate stops (or slows down) to destruction of our oceans. The Parley A.I.R. strategy is the partnership with Adidas which sees plastic taken from the oceans being turned into usable, stylish running trainings! 

These stylish running shoes we’re so popular that there are now additions to the shoes range  for both trial running and hiking – the Terrex Two Parley Trail and Terrex Two Hiker Parley Each product is not only good progressive in eco-innovation but offers a high standard in performance-oriented footwear technology and progressive eco-innovation.


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After 30 years of working in Australian media, Shonagh is one of Australia’s busiest and most in-demand beauty, health, travel and lifestyle writers.

As a health and lifestyle journalist and consultant, Shonagh has worked closely with international wellness experts and icons, including Dr. Sandra Cabot, Therese Kerr and Miranda Kerr.

In other aspects of her work, she has travelled the world reviewing wellness retreats and luxe holiday destinations, and she has interviewed and written feature articles on some of the world’s best love celebrities, including Sting, Elle McPherson, Pamela Anderson, Simon Baker, Kylie Minogue, Gwen Stefani, Tina Arena, Heather Graham and many more.

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