PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia Union are doing their part to bring awareness to protecting the Earth. The team unveiled their new kits made out of ocean plastic debris. The players will wear the uniforms during their April 20 home game against the Montreal Impact at Talen Energy Stadium.
The uniforms are built of technical yarns made using Parley Ocean Plastic and aim to bring awareness to the harmful impact of plastic pollution. “Parley for the Oceans” is an environmental organization.READ MORE: 'There's A Lot Of Ghosts In Here': CBS3 Spends Evening In Believed-To-Be Haunted Neshaminy Creekside Inn
The adidas x Parley partnership is a part of MLS WORKS Greener Goals, a league-wide effort to highlight MLS’ commitment to environmental sustainability.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
The Parley jerseys will be on sale at the Bloomingdale’s King of Prussia event on April 17 or at the Union Shop on April 20.Philadelphia Community Still Wants 'Real Justice' For Walter Wallace Jr. A Year After Fatal Police Shooting
In addition to the new uniforms, the union will host a number of other Earth-friendly events leading up to Earth Day on April 22.