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b31

b31 biodegradable acetate is made from naturally occurring renewable sources of cotton seed, conifer and
broadleaves woods that are FSC certified, with an additive that allows the acetate to biodegrade when
disposed of. b31 does not compromise on finish or feel of conventional acetate.

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b32

b32 can replace conventional single use plastic in packaging with a compostable alternative made from plants.

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b33

b33 biodegradable acetate is priced as an entry level alternative to b31 Italian biodegradable acetate.

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b35

biodegradable lens

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b37

biodegradable polycarbonate

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b38

bioplastic PLA

PLA is Polylactic Acid; a thermoplastic derived from renewable biomass for injection made frames and hard packaging.

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b41

bamboo

bow r33 is a recycled composite material that closely mimics natural leather. For use in packaging and accessories, it has a much lighter ecological footprint than the virgin equivalent as it is made of recycled scraps of leather and polyester.

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b42

b42 processes the cellulose in wheat straw to create a biodegradable bioplastic for injection moulding in eyewear.

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b43

bow b43 offers a biodegradable alternative to single use bubble wrap. Made of a resin derived from plant cellulose, b43’s tear and puncture resistance, and non slip surface, protect goods in transit.

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r33

bow r33 is a recycled composite material that closely mimics natural leather. For use in packaging and accessories, it has a much lighter ecological footprint than the virgin equivalent as it is made of recycled scraps of leather and polyester.

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r21

Bow r21 is a post-industrial upcycled polycarbonate for eyewear. By isolating, sorting, cleaning and reconstituting
our own waste, bow offers an upcycled material for use in injection produced frames and temples.

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r22

Recycled bow-r22 is an industrial process that reconstitutes PET waste from water bottles. This waste is converted into granules for injection moulding, which can then be used for eyewear frames, and hard cases for packaging.

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r24

r24 is a recycled polyester filament that can be woven or knitted into textiles like lens cloths, pouches for glasses
and dust covers for handbags and accessories.

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r25

bow-r25 is an industrial process that reconstitutes EVA plastic waste into a re-usable soft, flexible plastic sheet
for accessories or packaging. The waste being recycled is a mix of post-industrial and post-consumer depending
on availability.

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r26

reclaimed marine plastic

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r27

Leveraging bow’s ODM capabilities, r27 is a programme of recycled paper and card packaging solutions. 

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r29

Recycled bow-r29 is an industrial process that reconstitutes PVC (polyvinyl chloride) plastic waste into a re-usable plastic sheet for accessories or packaging. 

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r32

bow r32 is a pre-consumer upcycled polycarbonate for eyewear. By isolating, sorting, cleaning and reconstituting waste from the injection process, bow offers an upcycled material for use in injection produced frames and temples.

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r34

One of several possible applications for recycled polyester, r34 is a recycled neoprene for making sunglasses pouches.

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r35

One of several possible applications for recycled polyester, r35 is a recycled fleece for making sunglasses pouches.

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r36

One of several possible applications for recycled polyester, r36 is a recycled mesh for making sunglasses pouches.

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r38

bow r38 is a pre-consumer upcycled polycarbonate for eyewear accessories, like chains.

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r39

r39 offers a path towards reducing the impact of single use packaging, by replacing standard polybags with a recycled, recyclable alternative.

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e10

Bow e10 replaces polycarbonate for injection plastics with an alternative that is free of all BpA, BPS or any
other bisphenols

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