These Blankets Look Comfy AF, And They Are Actually Made Of Plastic Bottles

It takes 28 bottles to make one blanket.


Looking at a plastic bottle, your first thought probably isn't, "Ooo, what a warm and cuddly bottle." But Emirates had other ideas when it saw those same bottles — it turned them into blankets. That's right, the company now creates blankets out of 100 percent recycled plastic bottles, with each blanket using 28 bottles. 

The bottles are chopped up, melted, and then converted into yarn — don't ask us the specifics of how that works, because it sounds like magic to us, too. According to the video above, Emirates estimates that by 2019, the blankets will rescue 88 million plastic bottles from landfills. 

And we think that's pretty amazing. 


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