Contact Lens Pollution

There has been a lighthearted debate about plastic straws this summer as cities begin banning their use. Seattle became the first major US city...

Grounds For Better Eyesight

Many of us need our morning coffee to see well. For some soon, that expression will take on a whole new meaning as there...

5 Eyewear Companies Using Recycled Pet Bottles For National Sunglass Day

Today is National Sunglass Day, a day that hopefully brings attention to the importance of wearing sunglasses. Wearing sunnies is not just about looking...

Costa Launches “Untangled Collection”

Sunglasses Made from Recycled Fishing Nets The limited-edition collection is in partnership with Bureo and supports the prevention of plastic pollution in our ocean In...

1.5 Million Trees Planted – Eco Eyewear

ECO® biobased frames are unique because they are made with 63% castor seeds – making them sustainable while lightweight and comfortable. The frames are...

Kimberly-Clark Professional Adds Safety Eyewear To Its Innovative RightCycle Program

Just in time for Earth Day, Kimberly-Clark Professional has further expanded its innovative recycling program, The RightCycle Program, to include protective eyewear from labs,...

Fantastic Phoropter Art For America Recycles Day

Phoropters, you can't live without them and when they are old, what do you do with them? Try to sell? Donate them? Scrap metal?...

America Recycles Day Award Goes To Leff Optical

For Earth Day we did Leff Optical and we are going give him another award for America Recycles Day November 15  because his flying...

Recycled Art: Optical Lenses Made Into Insect Art

For America Recycles Day we found at the Festival Recycl'art in Ottawa this recycled optical lens art. One has to love the creative process,...

44 Eyeglasses Made From Reclaimed Trees

To celebrate Arbor Day, we put together eyewear made from salvaged-recycled or reclaimed wood and trees throughout the world. Wood-Trees is one of the easiest...

Martijn De Krijger Reuses Eyeglasses To Make Art

Over the years, we have tried to feature artists that take old eyeglasses and lenses and reuse to create art. Our new find this...

Raffish Reclaimed Eyeglass Curtain

We love this reclaimed eyeglass curtain at Nico Design's flagship store Barcole. Just in case you don't have enough eyeglasses, call on of your...

America’s Recycle Day With Lightbulb Glasses

For America Recycles Day November 15 we found a great example of reusing lightbulbs and making a pair of artistic eyewear. This project came...

Reuse Shades To Make Spectacular Mirrors

Peter Sunderland of retail store Framed Opticians and owner of Booth and Bruce England Eyewear company  found a way to reuse old frames to...

Up-cycling Event By 360 Square Eyes

Many of you may know Valerie Vittu from Philadelphia. Valerie Vittu of Margot and Camille optical shop. Valerie is trying to bring back Made...

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