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Circular story n°1 “I wear lenses around the neck”

Circular story n°1 “I wear lenses around the neck”

Since around 1950, optic lenses are called “organic lenses” as they are, for the most, not made of glass anymore but of polymer which makes it impossible to recycle. Bad news. Especially because lenses is one of the only byproduct of our vintage glasses renewing process. For over a year we kept reminding the opticians we work with to keep those lenses and give it back to us. They kept pointing out that this material was not recyclable. “We know” we told them “but we will figure something out”. We wanted to find a way for it to be valuable,...

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