Pela is a company you will hear a lot about in the zero waste community. The first product I heard about from them is their biodegradable phone cases! (I don't have one yet, but I'll upgrade when my current case breaks.) Pela also owns the company Habitat, which makes and sells natural and plastic free deodorants, shampoo bars, conditioner bars, and lip balm (review coming soon).
But recently I learned they also made sunglasses and blue light glasses, which happened to be the two things I was in the market for! My old pair of sunglasses had one screw completely fall out and the other one was getting looser by the day, I was not far from off from needing to replace these. I didn't even think I would be able to replace them with a sustainable option either. I just assumed I would need to go get a nicer pair of *sigh* plastic sunglasses.
But then I learned that Pela makes and sells sunglasses too. And they're also biodegradable! Also, if you need to upgrade your sunglasses/they break etc. you can mail them back to Pela to be recycled. I love a good closed loop system!
I ended up buying two pairs of the sunglasses and one pair of the blue light glasses because they were having a buy 2 get one free sale, and I always like an extra pair of sunglasses. One for my car and one for the house! I got these a few weeks ago and I have to say I love them. While I'm still undecided on the blue light glasses (I'm not quite sure they work for me personally), I would 100% recommend sunglasses to anyone interested in getting a new pair!
Let me know, have you bought anything from Pela before?
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