Bio-Based Resin

The Bio-Resin Raw Material ProcessThe Bio-Resin Raw Material Process is part of our Kick Plastic initiative to reduce our carbon footprint and protect our planet’s waters. Our earth-friendly bio-resin frames are durable and lightweight, and hold their shape under the harshest conditions.

Bio-Based Resin Castor Planet Seeds

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Seeds from the castor plant are harvested and processed into castor oil.
Bio-Based Resin Castor Oil

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Castor oil is used to produce a natural raw material known as bio-based plastic resin.
Bio-Based Resin Reduction in Emissions

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Use of bio-based resin vs. petroleum based resin offers a 70% reduction in emissions and our overall carbon footprint.
Bio-Based Resin Foundation for Plastic Sunglass Frames

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Bio-Resin is the foundation for our plastic sunglass line of frames. And unlike petroleum plastics, they don't take 500 years to break down.
Bio-Based Resin Technological Advancements

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Our process is comprised of several technological advancements that have a major impact on sustaining our planet and it's oceans.

Saltbreak in Matte Black with Green Mirror Polarized with Costa's 580 technology

Shown: Saltbreak in Matte Black with Green Mirror Polarized with Costa's 580 technology.
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