Best Sustainable Sunglasses Brands for Summer 2022
These eco-friendly sunnies are too cute to pass up!
A good pair of sunglasses makes a world of difference! This summer, invest in a pair that protects your eyes from the sun, shows off your fashion taste, and supports Mother Earth. Not sure where to begin? Then, check out this list of the best sustainable sunglasses brands.
Based in Flint, Michigan, Genusee creates eyeglasses using recycled plastic water bottles from the ongoing water crisis. Not only does this initiative reduce waste, but it also creates jobs for displaced workers and supports the local economy. Genusee’s sunglasses are 100% UVA/UVB protective and oh-so-stylish!
Some of the best sustainable sunglasses are from Paradigm! The brand’s ISCC Certified Recycled Content Styles boast recycled plastic and bio-based content. The collection also features a variety of unisex designs inspired by ‘70s fashion. They’re so totally groovy!
From fashionistas to outdoor adventurers, Sunski has a pair of sunglasses for everyone! Aviator, clubmaster, round, wayfarer—the styles are endless. Sporting recycled materials, these lightweight shades will protect your eyes without any discomfort.
Looking for the best sustainable sunglasses for your eyes, the planet, and the community? Then check out the styles at Proof! This eyewear brand makes eco-friendly specs. They also give back to communities through yearly Do Good initiatives.
We are obsessed with Sea2See’s Carmen sunglasses! These cat-eye shades are crafted by hand in Italy using 100% recovered marine plastic. They’re also PETA-approved, sustainable, and oh-so-fetch! Be sure to check out Sea2See’s other cruelty-free styles while you’re at it.
TKEES’ sustainable sunglasses are timeless! Everything from the frames and lenses down to the hinges is made from sustainable plant-based materials. Each pair comes in a foldable vegan leather case with a recycled PET microfiber lens cloth, too! So, you’ll catch us rocking these sunnies all summer long!
Express your fashion sense with Woodzee’s fresh frames! The eyewear company practices sustainability by utilizing renewable materials and natural, plant-based plastics. There’s even a collection of wood sunglasses made from used skateboards!
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