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24 Eco-Friendly Sunglasses

From Reclaimed Wood Sunglasses to Chic Lumber Shades

— August 29, 2014 — Eco
While the idea of eco-friendly sunglasses might seem like a rather niche concept, we're seeing a real boom in the ways that brands are making designs more sustainable in design and beyond. The most popular approach is to use recycled materials (think skateboards and vinyl records), but we're also seeing materials like bamboo -- a highly resilient, renewable resource -- being used to make sunnies.

As the green movement in the fashion industry continues, we're seeing things like eco-friendly sunglasses being just the tip of the iceberg. Everything from shoes to shirts are being given an eco overhaul to make the idea of fast fashion a more sustainable concept going forth into the coming seasons and beyond.
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Sustainable Bamboo Sunglasses
Sustainable Bamboo Sunglasses
Every Purchase of This Eyewear Plants Five New Trees
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Reclaimed Wood Sunglasses
Reclaimed Wood Sunglasses
WOOED's Sunglasses are Eco-Friendly and Functional
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Upcycled Skateboard Eyewear
Upcycled Skateboard Eyewear
Sk8Shades Produces Hand-Made Eyewear in a Garage in South Africa
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21
Pedal-Powered Eyewear
Pedal-Powered Eyewear
These Sustainable Sunglasses are Made Using Pedal-Power and Recycled Wood
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Biodegradable Wooden Sunglasses
Biodegradable Wooden Sunglasses
These Bois² Recycled Sunglasses are Made from 0 Repurposed Wood
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Sustainable Adventure-Ready Shades
Sustainable Adventure-Ready Shades
The New Wooden Sunglasses Collection by Shwood is Artisan
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18
Bright Bamboo Sunglasses
Bright Bamboo Sunglasses
The Verde Styles Maboo Colors are Eco-Friendly Eyewear
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17
Biodegradable Luxury Lenses
Biodegradable Luxury Lenses
These Gucci 'Liquid Wood' Sunglasses are Unexpectedly Eco-Friendly
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7-in-1 Bioplastic Sunnies
7-in-1 Bioplastic Sunnies
These Customizable Sunglasses are Made Out of Sustainable Materials
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Upcylced Wooden Shades
Upcylced Wooden Shades
These Recycled Eyewear Shades are Ideal for Eco-Conscious Beach Bums
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Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses
Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses
Sk8shades Breathe New Life into Old Boards
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Eco-Conscious Wooden Shades
Eco-Conscious Wooden Shades
A Tree Will Be Planted for Each Pair of Hout Couture Sunglasses Sold
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12
Salvaged Skater Sunglasses
Salvaged Skater Sunglasses
The Diamond Supply Co. Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses are Vintage
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Recycled Vinyl Hipster Spectacles
Recycled Vinyl Hipster Spectacles
Spex Wax Vinyl Eyewear is Made From Old Damaged Vinyl Records
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10
Earthy Eyewear Brands
Earthy Eyewear Brands
Buy a Pair of These Hardwood Sunglasses and Two Trees Will be Planted
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9
Sustainable Wooden Sunglasses
Sustainable Wooden Sunglasses
Woodsies's Uber Cool Sunglasses are the Perfect Accessory for Summer
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8
Flexible Eco-Chic Sunglasses
Flexible Eco-Chic Sunglasses
Giving Tree Eyewear Creates Eco-Friendly ShadesThat Bend to Your Will
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Contemporary Recycled Eyewear
Contemporary Recycled Eyewear
Eco Optics Offers Chic Styles That Are Made From Recycled Materials
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6
Sustainable Wood Sunglasses
Sustainable Wood Sunglasses
Each 'Proof Eyewear' Purchase Funds a Sight-Giving Surgery
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5
Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses (UPDATE)
Recycled Skateboard Sunglasses (UPDATE)
The New Proof Sunglasses are the Perfect Summer Sunnies
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4
Upcycled Skate Deck Shades
Upcycled Skate Deck Shades
These Vuerich Brothers Sunglasses Use Extreme Sports for Inspiration
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Sustainable Retro-Inspired Fashion
Sustainable Retro-Inspired Fashion
The Reformation for Nasty Gal Campaign Stars Sarah Stephens
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2
Chic Lumber Shades
Chic Lumber Shades
The Woodzee Wooden Sunglasses are Fashionably Eco-Friendly
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Recycled Skateboard Shades
Recycled Skateboard Shades
Holloway SK8 Sunglasses are Decked-out Frames
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