BOSTON (Sept. 20, 1:50 p.m. ET) — The 2012 Olympic games in London provided a platform for more than athletes. For Nike Inc., it was also a chance to show how far — and how fast — plastics recycling could go. Though recycled PET has been used in polyester textiles for years, the demands for elite-performance athletes are far different, according to Scott Williams, Nike’s creative director for sports innovation and the Olympics. In more design news, check out this video of art students designing concepts for home health care during PolyOne Corp.'s "design storm."
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