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The plastic with which most water bottles are made is chemically very close to the polyester used in the textile industry. The recycled plastic content of 3 bottles can make a tee shirt and that of 15 bottles a fleece jacket. In 1993, the American outdoor clothing company Patagonia started selling fleece underwear, mountain coats and surf shorts made from post-consumption plastic bottles. In the last 13 years, Patagonia has recycled 92 million plastic bottles.