recycled sunglasses - brisa
the way to go this summer is recycling-chic! these sunglasses are made from recycled metal and are inspired by hippie vibes. oh and did we mention they are water resistant and lightweight?
material frame: made from recycled HDPE plastic (from shampoo bottles) and recycled aluminum (from soft drink cans)
material lenses: made of polycarbonate
info lenses: UV 400 protection, polarized (reduce glare, optical stress and offer better contrast). block between 99% and 100% of ultraviolet light (UVA and UVB). filter category 3 certified.
size: lense width 46mm, bridge 25mm, rod 150mm
details: unisex sunglasses, 5% donated to one of parafina's social project. comes with a microfiber pouch and a recycled plastic case.
care: wipe with a soft cloth, use a case to transport glasses to protect the lenses
production: two identical glasses can come from residues from different parts of the world. parafina's process is long and tedious since the waste comes from more than twenty landfills spread across the world; these are mainly located in india, russia, china and indonesia. once the waste has been identified it is carried to processing plants that prepare it so that it can later be turned into eyewear in parafina's factory in china. find out more about parafina here.