Swim in Eco-Friendly Odina Swimwear

By Wendy Gabriel for 1800recycling.com July 15, 2013 Odina uses recycled nylon and organic cotton in its line of “sustainable, highly functional and fashionable swimwear.” If you are a fashion-minded, active beach girl with a soft spot for the planet, check out Odina Swimwear. “Odina” means divine creative inspiration, and the brand’s inspiration lies in “creating sustainable, highly-functional and fashionable swimwear that is locally made from recycled and reclaimed fabrics.” The company was founded in 2010 to make swimwear for active women that wanted a sustainable, well-made swimsuit. Odina worked with surfers to get feedback on the fit of the product as well as the fabrics. A number of sustainable fabrics and a variety of recycled fibers were tested before finding the ones that meet their demands. Setting the standard in eco-swimwear: The body of Odina’s swimwear is composed primarily of nylon made from recycled plastic bottles with some lycra added…
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