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Asics to Turn Recycled Clothing into Japan’s Olympic Uniforms

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Dressing athletes is a sport unto itself and Asics, for one, wants to make it a team effort. The Japanese sportswear brand announced last week that it’ll be recycling clothing, gathered from the general public, to manufacture uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams in time for next year’s games in Tokyo. From now until…

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