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Sustainably Chic. Why Bamboo Sunglasses are the New Must-Have Accessory
There's a new must-have accessory on the scene, and it's sustainable. Bamboo sunglasses are the latest trend for people who want to look good and do good for the environment. Here's why bamboo sunglasses are the new chic way to shop sustainably.
Woodsy. Buddha House in Jacó, Costa Rica.
Sustainable bamboo sunglasses and wooden sunglasses are important because the way we make them has a large impact on the environment. The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, and that's largely due to the way we produce, consume and dispose of clothing and accessories.
Fast fashion is built on a model of disposable products, clothes, and accessories that are made quickly and cheaply, often using unsustainable materials and practices. These items are meant to be worn for a season or two before being discarded. This model creates a lot of waste, and it's not good for the planet.
Lollipops. Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. (@colehatcherphotography)
Sustainable fashion is about slowing down the fashion cycle and creating style that will last. It's also about using sustainable materials, like bamboo. Bamboo is a sustainable material that grows quickly and doesn't require pesticides or fertilizers.
It also doesn't need a lot of water to grow. Bamboo is biodegradable, so when you're done with your bamboo sunglasses, they can be composted instead of ending up in a landfill.
What Are The Advantages of Bamboo Sunglasses?
Bamboo sunglasses are the perfect way to shop sustainably and still look chic. There are a lot of different style options available, so you can find a pair that fits your personal look. And because bamboo is such a sturdy material, your sunglasses made of bamboo will last for years to come. So if you're looking for a new must-have accessory, consider bamboo sunglasses. They're sustainable, stylish, and good for the planet. Also, these naturally grown sunglasses float!
Dark Summer. Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua. (@pbj_images)
Bamboo sunglasses are a new fashion trend for individuals who wish to look good and protect their eyes, while also protecting our earth. Bamboo is a renewable material, so by choosing bamboo sunglasses, you're helping to reduce your impact on the environment. Here's how to care for your bamboo sunglasses so that they last longer.
- Keep your bamboo sunglasses in a cool, dry place when you're not wearing them. My mom always said, "On your face, or in the case."
- Don't leave them in the sun, as the heat can damage the bamboo material.
- Clean them with a soft cloth if they get dirty.
- Don't use harsh chemicals or detergents on your bamboo sunglasses.
- If you go into the ocean make sure to rinse them with fresh water and clean the lenses with the provided cloth to prevent oxidation.
Fiery Irie. Inanitah on Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua. (@pbj_images)
Where Can You Find Bamboo Sunglasses Online?
It's no secret that the fashion industry is one of the most wasteful industries in existence. The textile industry alone produces over 130 billion pounds of toxic air pollution every year. And that's not even counting the water pollution caused by dying fabrics and toxic chemicals.
The good news is that there are more and more sustainable fashion brands popping up, offering stylish and eco-friendly alternatives to fast fashion. One of these sustainable brands on the scene is BambuddhaLife.com, a bamboo sunglasses company based in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. Being one of the pioneers in the field of bamboo sunglasses, this eco-conscious company (formerly bambuddha.ca) begun planting roots since 2014 and continues its commitment to the environment and a balanced, healthy way of life.
Infinity (old). Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. (@colehatcherphotography)
Let us know in the comments! Sustainable fashion is important to us, and bamboo sunglasses are a great way to shop sustainably. Thanks for reading!
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