Earlier this month I posted the fresh new uniforms for the Men’s and Women’s National Soccer team. Just a few days ago, we got insight on how these are manufactured. Made with at least 96% recycled polyester, each jersey is made using an average of 7 plastic bottles, and each pair of shorts is uses an average of 6 plastic bottles—adding up to 13 plastic bottles per kit. This makes the 2012 National Team Kit the most environmentally-friendly ever. I’ve always been curious on how these were manufactured from recycled materials and here’s the answer.