This week’s entire show is an interview with the co-founder of The Optical Vision Site and Optical Vision Resources, Cathy Ives, discussing sustainable and recycled eyewear companies.
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Here are some of the links of the companies Cathy discusses in the interview.
Dresden Eyewear from Austrailia
Sea2Sea Sustainable Eyewear
Hemp Eyewear – Made from Hemp (not marijuana)
Uptitude Eyewear – eyeglasses recycling old snowboards and skies
Traps Eyewear – Recycled Maine lobster traps
Homes Eyewear – Deconstructed housing stock
Shwood Eyewear – The original wood sunglasses
Loch Eyewear – From timber recovered from the depths of the Great Lakes
MonkeyGlasses – Helping to save the Orangutans
MODO Eyewear – One Frame – One Tree
Parafina – Eco-friendly eyewear
Karun Eyewear – Made from recycled fishing nets and reclaimed wood from Patagonia
Borneo – Eco-friendly sunglasses made from scrapwood
PaperEyes – Handmade eyewear from paper and textiles
Evoke Eyewear – Made from Coconuts
Solo Eyewear – Eco-friendly sunglasses made with repurposed bamboo and recycled plastic
Vinylize – Eyewear from old vinyl records
Parkman – Wood and recycled vinyl albums
Spexwax – Recycled vinyl albums
Genusee Eyewear – Made in Flint, MI. from recycled water bottles
Coca-Cola – Recycled Bottle Script Sunglasses Red