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High quality, meaningful and fashionable swimwear, made out of 100% recycled polyester from plastic found in the ocean.
High quality, meaningful and fashionable swimwear, made out of 100% recycled polyester from plastic found in the ocean.
92 backers pledged €14,158 to help bring this project to life.

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Sloppy Tunas - 100% Recycled Swimwear

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Our swimsuits are produced with recycled polyester yarn made from 100% recycled plastic captured from the sea, that's why it contributes to preserving natural resources and reducing the waste in the planet’s water.

With a production process with controlled traceability, we recycle the plastic collected, turning it into granules, yarn and fabric based on responsible manufacturing. The result is a recycled polyester fabrics meeting all quality standards.

  • We select plastic from the Mediterranean to obtain PET (polyethyleneterephthalate) chips or pellets.
  • We help clean rubbish from the oceans with the aid of fishermen.
  • We turn plastic into polyester yarn to make fabrics.
  • We apply ecological dyes and finishes based on saving water and energy, completing a vertical, eco-friendly process.

Official eco-friendy certificates (based on composition percentages):

 Disposable straws are usually made out of plastic, and plastic never breaks down, as time goes by the plastic will separate into small pieces but will never biodegrade fully. In the United States over 500 million plastic straws are used everyday. We only use straws for about 20 min before we throw them away, that’s a really short time for something that will be on our planet for ever.

Straws forms part of the Just Recycle Collection, we wanted to embody the plastic straws problem into a bathing suit because we strongly believe that plastic straws are an absolute waste.

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 Six-pack rings seem to be everywhere these days. This product is made out of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) this is lighter than water, which means that products made from LDPE float. They also are easily moved by the wind. Thousands of birds, turtles, marine mammals, and other wildlife are killed every year by discarded 6-pack rings. Some animals get entangled in the pack. It wraps around their beak or muzzle, preventing them from eating. Young animals get entrapped and as they grow the 6-pack cuts into their flesh, sometimes amputating limbs or killing the animal.

6 Pack forms part of the Just Recycle Collection, these pieces of plastic are not just polluting our oceans they are directly killing sea life. We believe in alternative methods of transportation for cans that don’t involve plastic six packs.

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Did you know that on average one person only uses a plastic bag for about 12 minutes? And that we only reduce 5% of every plastic bag we use? Most plastic bags are made out of polyethene which takes centuries to degrade. Once dumped in the ocean the plastic breaks down into tiny pieces. Fish then swallow it and never digest it. Consequently plastic then builds up and enters the food chain. It’s estimated that we consume 5 Trillion plastic bags every year worldwide. And most countries have no regulatory taxation on non-reusable plastic bags.

Wraps forms part of the Just Recycle Collection, we believe that we must make an effort to reduce the use of plastic wraps and bags on our everyday purchases. Our tip is to bring a reusable plastic bag when you go grocery shopping.

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Our oceans are being polluted with over 8 million tons of garbage every year, it's estimated that 25% of this garbage is found on the surface but 75% of this garbage is found under water. This is causing for many marine species to become in danger of becoming extinct.

We want to raise awareness and contribute to the rebalance of the oceans, creating a state of harmony between men and oceans again.

This is just the tiniest snapshot of our problem with plastics. Every year an estimated eight million tonnes of the material flow into the oceans. And, over the past few months, there has been a huge increase in public and political concern about this marine pollution, to a level where it is approaching climate change as an environmental issue.

 The proliferation of plastic products in the last 70 years or so has been extraordinary; quite simply we cannot now live without them. We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year.

Plastic is cheap and incredibly versatile with properties that make it ideal for many applications. However, these qualities have also resulted in it becoming an environmental issue. We have developed a “disposable” lifestyle and estimates are that around 50% of plastic is used just once and thrown away.

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High quality, meaningful and fashionable swimwear for our everyday consumer, made out of recycled plastic collected by the local fisherman of the mediterranean sea.

We want to make a change and we want to make it big. We're here to give the ocean back its colours. Will you help us make it happen?

* All sizes in cm.

                                                         
   

Thank You, Gracias, Merci, Danke, Kop khun, Terima Kasih, Xièxiè, Mahalo!

Leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.

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Sloppy Tunas Team
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Risks and challenges

Please note that the specifications may be subject to minor design tweaks during the production process. If there are any significant design changes or any unforeseen complications we will keep all backers informed.

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