GLCO Introduces Environmentally Friendly Glasses & Sunglasses

GLCO Bio acetate collection

Biodegradable and Bio-friendly eyeglasses? Garrett Leight introduces their latest collection of Earth-friendly glasses and sunglasses.
The Bio Collection by GLCO is their first eco-friendly eyewear collection made with a new sustainable eco-acetate material. The new glasses material is bio-based and biodegradable and is used in many of Garrett Leight's latest glasses and sunglass styles..

Bio-Plastic Glasses and Sunglasses

Garrett Leight’s Bio Collection is made with a special new material called M49.

M49 is a bioplastic that is both bio-based and biodegradable. Within 115 days of incubation, the degree of bio-degradation of this bioplastic exceeds 90%, which surpasses the International Organization for Standardization’s definition of biodegradable.

The M49 bioplastic is made up of renewable resources such as cellulose acetate and a plasticizer of vegetable orgin.

Environmentally Friendly

According to GLCO, manufacturing glasses and sunglasses made with new M49 bioplastic produce 60% less carbon dioxide than traditional plastics and consumes 53% less energy than industry standards.

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