Plastic Bottles Recycled Into Polyester Clothing (Video)

[youtube width=”425″ height=”319″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyF9MxlcItw[/youtube]Until I watched this Nat Geo video from 2009, I had no idea turning plastic bottles into polyester thread for clothing was so labor intensive. Other than drinking or wearing the finished product, I wouldn’t want to perform any of the jobs needed to turn recycled plastic into clothing. Building boats like The Plastiki sure seems like a much better use of recycled plastic bottles. [core77]

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