Eastman in eyewear

Eastman is a leading supplier of the eyewear industry since 1932, offering a wide range of specialty plastics solutions for both frames and lenses and the expertise to go with it, whether for sunglasses, reading glasses, or prescription eyewear.

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Sustainable solutions without compromise

Eastman now offers a range of sustainable solutions for eyewear that has been broadly adopted by the industry over the past few years. Using molecular recycling technologies, these materials are composed of certified* recycled and biobased content.

As part of the Eastman Renew portfolio, these sustainable alternatives offer identical properties to heritage materials that Eastman has been providing to the industry for decades, meeting eyewear sustainability goals without compromising design or performance.

*Via mass balance allocation

For more information about our molecular recycling technologies and our circular economy products, visit eastman.eco.

Sustainable choice for everyone

Whether you are handcrafting a pair of luxury frames from acetate sheet or injection molding frames for a broader audience, Eastman has sustainable material choices for your needs.

Learn more about our materials for eyewear frames.

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Style and performance

Eastman’s eyewear materials—Acetate Renew, Tritan™ Renew copolyester, and Tenite™ Renew propionates—provide vibrant colors and are developed for wearer comfort. We test our materials for resistance to common cleaning fluids, sweat, and suntan lotions. Our plastics are tested to ensure their durability in daily use.


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