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The lenses in these sunglasses are made from captured CO2

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Clothing brand and material science company Pangaia exists in part to push forward sustainable innovation in the fashion industry, experimenting with products like vegan leather made from grapes, down jackets stuffed with wildflowers, and fabric made from food waste. Its newest product, a pair of limited-edition sunglasses, is the first on the market to use technology from Twelve, a startup that turns greenhouse gas emissions into the chemical building blocks for new materials.

[Image: Pangaia]The polycarbonate lenses in the brand’s new sunglasses, which would normally be made from fossil fuels, use Twelve’s “CO2Made” chemicals instead. “We’re always........

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