The uniforms Team USA will don as they step on the medals podium in Tokyo Olympics this summer will be partly made from recycled shoe parts, Nike revealed this week.

The sportswear company unveiled the new designs at a fashion show Wednesday evening and said in a statement on their website they were "inspired by the recycled materials that make up the medals" as well as "Japanese kimono design."

The national team logo and other parts of the outfit will be made from recycled athletic shoes and surplus manufacturing scraps. Meanwhile, the jacket and pants will be made from 100% recycled materials including nylon and polyester. Read More