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Another look at waste: Belgian startup to print 3D recycled sunglasses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgium-based start-up is on its way to making the world a bit sunnier, by printing the first 3D sunglasses out of recycled plastic. The Antwerp-based company w.r.yuma - pronounced “We are Yuma” and named after one of the sunniest places on earth - began a month-long online crowd-sourcing campaign on Kickstarter on Wednesday. After two years of prototyping and testing different materials, it promises to transform old car dashboards, soda bottles, fridges and other...

Waste Not: Belgian Startup to Print 3-D Recycled Sunglasses

BRUSSELS — A Belgium-based start-up is on its way to making the world a bit sunnier, by printing the first 3-D sunglasses out of recycled plastic.The Antwerp-based company w.r.yuma - pronounced "We are Yuma" and named after one of the sunniest places on earth - began a month-long online crowd-sourcing campaign on Kickstarter on Wednesday.After two years of prototyping and testing different materials, it promises to transform old car dashboards, soda bottles, fridges and other plastic...

Global Eyewear Market Value to Increase to US$ 166,509.5 Mn by 2026-end

Eyewear products spanned across the globe have become one of the most iconic consumer goods of the decade. People from diverse cultures and vast demographic differences are becoming consumers of the global eyewear market. Age factor and eye problems are no longer the only factors prompting the eyewear sales in retail stores. Growing sense of presentable appearance, blended with the influence of trending fashion, has made youngsters from various parts of the world potential buyers for eyewear...