10 Jan '12, 12pm

Ford Upcycles 2 Million Plastic Bottles from Landfill to Seat Covers #NAIAS #FordNAIAS via @triplepundit

Ford Upcycles 2 Million Plastic Bottles from Landfill to Seat Covers #NAIAS #FordNAIAS via @triplepundit

Since 2009, Ford has incorporated 37 different fabrics and materials which align with their mandate to use a minimum of 25 percent recycled content in their vehicles. These include soy foam seat cushions, wheat straw-filled plastics, castor oil foam in instrument panels, recycled resins for under body systems, recycled yarn on seat covers and natural-fiber plastic for other interior components. Furthermore, their vehicles are currently around 90 percent recyclable at end of life.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/ford-divert-2-million...

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