2016 Ford F150 Green Truck of the Year
Besides its rated efficiency and aluminum body, the 2015/2016 Ford F-150 uses sustainable materials to help reduce its environmental footprint. REPREVE fiber, made from recycled plastic bottles, is used in the F-150?s cloth seats diverting more than 5 million plastic bottles from landfills this year alone. Other eco-conscious materials employed include rice hulls to reinforce plastic used in an electrical harness, fuel lines made from castor bean oil, seats made of soybeans and post-industrial recycled cotton ? one 2015 F-150 uses shoddy -- < Not sure what that is? --- that includes blue jean material, bath towels and/or T-shirt material.