News : 'Green' is the new blue : Portsmouth police sporting jackets of recycled materials

Jan 21, 2010

Featured in the Foster Daily Democrat

PORTSMOUTH — While it may not have been their original intent, many of the men and women in blue are going green thanks to a new "soft-shell" jacket made of recycled plastic bottles turned into a woven yarn.

Portsmouth Police Officer Sean Evans said upward of two-thirds of the members of the city's police force are now wearing earth-tec "soft-shell" jackets purchased for their warmth, but praised for their use of recycled materials.  Read the full story here!