World Cup 2014

Coca-Cola Brazil is promoting the importance of recycling through a project to produce the seat linings from recycled PET bottles in the new stadia built for the World Cup. more

10 Jun 2014 16:55 Environment

Brazil’s iconic Maracanã stadium has been totally rebuilt and modernised to be the highlight of the World Cup. The stadium, which is in Rio de Janeiro, has been redesigned using modern materials and will benefit from polymer materials and technology. more

10 Jun 2014 16:45 Materials

Adidas and Bayer MaterialScience have continued their almost 30-year partnership to produce the ‘Brazuca’, the official football of the 2014 World Cup. more

10 Jun 2014 15:35 Materials

Following the international sensation of an “ear-splitting” musical instrument, the Vuvuzela, at the 2010 World Cup, a new plastic noisemaker has emerged for Brazil 2014. more

10 Jun 2014 15:00

Polycarbonate sheets will keep crowds covered whatever the weather at Brazil’s Estadio Nacional stadium throughout this year’s World Cup. more

10 Jun 2014 14:26

England and Nike have unveiled a new set of home and away kits for 2014, which will be made incorporating plastic bottles into the fabric. more

10 Jun 2014 14:04 Materials