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Adidas' endlessly recyclable trainer features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter features the endlessly recyclable UltraBOOST DNA LOOP trainer by Adidas.

Designed so that they can be recycled at the end of their life and remade into new trainers, the UltraBOOST DNA LOOP forms part of Adidas' endeavours to conform to the principles of the circular economy.

The trainers will now be tested by 1,500 runners to determine how the company's Made to be Remade system of selling and returning will be launched commercially next year.

Readers aren't satisfied though, with one commenting: "Come up with a loop plan to recycle Covid-19 masks".

Hufton + Crow photographs of Amager Bakke, the power station and ski slope designed by BIG in Copenhagen
BIG's Amager Bakke power station photographed by Hufton + Crow

Other stories in this week's newsletter include a waste-to-energy power station covered by a ski slope, a ship for transporting vehicles across the Atlantic propelled only by the wind and a 1980s apartment in Toronto redesigned with bold and rich features.

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