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Sustainable Glasses Brands: From Recycled to Bio-Based, Exploring the Innovations Shaping the Future

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 18 June 2024
The increasing concern for environmental sustainability is reshaping various industries, and the eyewear sector is no exception. As consumers become more eco-conscious, the demand for sustainable ....

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The Science Behind Eco Frames Glasses: Testing for Environmental Impact and Quality

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 5 June 2024
In the ever-evolving eyewear industry, eco-frame glasses are gaining prominence for their style and reduced environmental impact. Ensuring these products genuinely uphold their sustainability claims ....

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Transitioning from EN166 to EN ISO 16321-1: What You Should Know

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 5 June 2024
The primary standard for eye protection in Europe, EN 166:2001, has been the norm for certification for over 20 years without any changes since its publication in 2001. This standard is still ....

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Ensuring Durability and Eco-Friendliness: A Guide to Sustainable Sunglasses Testing

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 4 June 2024
In the eyewear industry, traditional manufacturing processes involving metal and cellulose acetate are facing scrutiny as approximately 80% of the plastic used is discarded. This inefficiency is ....

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RSL Testing for Eyewear Products

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 3 June 2024
With PEL’s experience in eyewear testing, we have conducted RSL (restricted substance list) testing numerous times. With RSL testing, manufacturers who want to be reliable must understand how it ....

6 Things You Need To Know About Safely Making Kids Eyewear

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 1 June 2024
Making products for children isn’t easy in any industry. There are many things to consider, and safety is at the top of the priority list. The same can be said for kids eyewear. While many companies ....

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LDPE Plastic, Recycled Bottles and More: The Materials Behind Sustainable Glasses

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 31 May 2024
The eyewear industry is at the forefront of integrating sustainability into its products, reflecting a growing commitment to environmental responsibility. Traditional materials are replaced with ....

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A Guide to Manufacturing Recycled Eyeglasses

Posted by Zenobia Chan on 29 May 2024
Eyeglass companies like Sea2See Eyewear and Solo Eyewear are leading the eco-movement with recycled eyeglasses, and they've seen significant positive feedback from customers. Seeing these successes, ....

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