3D printing technology used to make recycled sunglasses

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

As our awareness for the need to recycle continuously increases, a start-up company from Belgium is using 3D printing technology with one of the most wasteful products in the world, plastic, to make a stunning range of designer sunglasses. w.r.yuma ensures only the exact amount of plastic is needed to make its sunglasses: the black plastic is made from recycled car dashboards in the Netherlands, and 90 percent of the transparent plastic is made from plastic bottles. w.r.yuma are going to great lengths to make sure all other items used to put the sunglasses together are recyclable products also – even down to the inking…

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