Nanyang Eco Friendly Optical In Singapore

Yang Wah Kiang is combining innovative design and entrepreneurial spirit with recycled plastics to make his vision of producing “the world’s first eco-friendly eyewear” a reality. Yang is managing director of Nanyang Optical, one of Singapore’s largest optical retailers. He also is a self-taught designer and the driving force behind creation of two new brands […]

Lee Allen Eyewear-Custom Handmade Eyeglasses

It seems that the latest optical trend is for limited edition custom handmade eyewear. The latest entry is Lee Allen Eyewear out of Falls River, MA, who  not only design their eyewear but will make eyewear to a wearers’ specifications. Optical shops can also have their own collection designed for them as well. The eyewear […]

Von Zipper Eyewear + Charity for Clarity + Physicians For Peace

Von Zipper Eyewear recently broke into the Rx eyewear market has launched their global give-back program, Charity For Clarity. As of January 2010, VonZipper will donate one optical frame for every optical frame they sell in all of 2010. ‘The Retina Revolutionaries from VonZipper are here to fight for the right of sight, as it […]

Blue Planet Recycled Sunglasses

Blue Planet Recycled Sunglasses , from Victoria, BC, Canada provides Sunglasses made with recycled or reclaimed materials. Packagings made with post consumer recycled materials, use only soy based ink, lead free paints and dyes and only nickel free metal platings. Sunglasses have UV (ultraviolet) and glare protection. Eco Eye Factor Lead free keeps toxic wastes […]

Eyelet Eyewear- Stitch Locking Eyewear

The first of it’s kind Eyelet Eyewear employs an new mechanism called Stitch-locking using nylon string to lock in the lenses. The traditional approach is to have soldered hinges or screws to keep the lenses in place. The front material, stainless steel (recyclable) and the use of nylon eliminates soldering. The product looks good, but […]

Costa Del Mar- Eco-Driven Marine Conservationist Sunwear

Costa Del Mar, performance sport sunglasses might not be using recycled materials in their eyewear and sunwear, but they are definitely advocate for saving the seas, streams, and oceans. Known for their specialized fishing and sport sunglasses, for years Costa Del Mar has supported such organizations as : Trout Unlimited Embrace a Stream program. The “Embrace-A-Stream” […]

Zeal Optics And Eco Zealots- Eco Friendly Sports Sunwear

Zeal Optics founders Michael and Wink Jackson are avid sports people and founded Zeal Optics on the premise of quality performance sunwear and and eco-friendly princple of Recycle, Reduce and Reuse. Most of their sunglasses are made with recycled materials, including a hard case also from recycled materials and a goggle strap from recycled inner […]