Earth Day is April 22 and Arbor Day is April 28th. This is a good time to green your shades with some Eco Friendly and sustainable eyewear and sunwear. The following companies all plant trees and many are member of other sustainable organizations.
1.) John Angus Eyewear out of the UK, works with Driftwood Gear to plant trees for every frame sold and for every 10 pair sold they help to give water to countries and people in need.
2.) Kuma Sunglasses has also partnered with Trees For the Future. They offer zyl acetate fronts with bamboo temples along with just acetates and metals.
3.) Modo has several programs, they offer recycled eyeglasses, they have a buy one, give one program and they plant a tree for every frame sold. The ECO Collection has partnered with Trees for the Future and today have planted over 1 million Trees.
4.) Medicine Werx, wooden sunglasses offers several programs as well. They are member of 1% For The Planet, Conscious Alliance and Trees For The Future. They hail from Iowa, USA.
5.) Palowood from Barcelona Spain, supports UNESCO plant a tree program and Youth Peace.
6.) Plantwear in Europe. Plantwear makes both wood watches and sunglasses. Every month they plant 50 trees in Brazil via The Nature Conservacy.
8.) Skog Eyewear, based in Portugal is a wood eyewear company that has partnered with Trees For the Future.
9.) Belgium based Splinterr Eyewear plants trees for every frame sold.
10). Thrive Shades from Denver, Colorado in partnership with Plant-It-2020 plants a tree for every sunglass sold. They offer both wood and bamboo sunglasses.
Kudos to those who have made an investment into our future with the planting of trees.