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These Trekking Pants Are Made From Castor Plants

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Outdoor apparel brand Vaude has introduced a pair of trekking pants that uses a bio-based plastic fiber made from the oil of the castor plant. “We want to move away from petroleum toward renewable or recycled raw materials,” a spokesman for Vaude, an outdoor company based at the foot of the Alps in Southern Germany,…

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