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In 2015, we partnered with Professor Alexy from the Slovak University of Technology, a top scientist who holds a patented invention. Over the past three years, we’ve been collaborating to create and fine-tune an oil-free, carbon-neutral bioplastic material. It’s the only one of its kind in the world that’s 100% based on raw renewable resources, has the same useful properties as conventional plastics, yet is fully biodegradable. 

Our recipe is based on a combination of PLA, made from corn starch, PHB, produced by microorganisms – as well as safe plasticizing additives commonly used in food industry. We’re not working to replace or decompose all other plastics – but given that plastic as a material is here, we’re proposing a sustainable alternative.

Petroleum based plastics are causing negative environmental impact. cps aims to research alternatives, raise awareness and create products from sustainable materials. cps’ goal is to transform scientific innovation into reality and bring bioplastics made entirely from raw renewable resources into our everyday life in a form of ready to wear product. 

We want to have full control over the products life, from its origin - in the form of unrefined material – through its use, until its inevitable decay. The most important fact about our material is that it is 100 biobased, which means OIL-FREE, so it does not contribute to global warming.

 This eyewear won’t outlive you. The lifespan of our bioplastic eyewear range depends on the wearer. Each pair of frames is strong and stable for as long as is needed. But once they’re no longer serving their purpose, they can eventually be degraded in your compost. Place them in industrial compost and they will decompose naturally in fewer than 90 days — without leaving behind a single harmful trace to the environment.

The thing with traditional bioplastic eyewear is that they can’t withstand high temperatures and are prone to breaking easily. Some companies have responded to this issue by mixing bioplastic with oil-based, not bio additives. What sets us apart is our innovative, uncompromising approach — we’ve addressed these issues and managed to create a strong, malleable and durable eyewear with a 100% bio-based material that can withstand temperatures up to 110 degrees. We are sure about the quality of our eyewear. That's why we're offering 100% warranty for life. 

Our style comes to life when we start prepping our mixtures in the laboratory in Slovakia. We mix a more rigid blend for the frames and a slightly more flexible one for the temples. Speaking of which — our smart hinge adjacent design means no metallic fixtures are required to hold the glasses together. One material ensures our frames are totally biodegradable.

 

 

 

 
 

  

 

Plastic touches every element of our daily lives. They’re in our bags, shoes, and bottles we use everyday — just to name a few examples. For now, and for longer than we know. The life cycle of conventional plastics is exorbitantly long. Traces of plastic linger for generations in our environment, our oceans and even our food.

 We want to raise a global consciousness of the fact that we’re not trapped in our plastic world. That there is in fact a tangible alternative without compromises — a new generation of bioplastics made without oil. We’re aiming to develop our research further, and to share our knowledge with broader audience, from individuals to international companies. This is something we can only do with your support.

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

Even though we've planned everything, producing a top-quality product is a big mission. Our team is experienced and we have thought about every part of the process:

- The supply of bioplastics is stable & far exceeds the needs of first production run.
- We have already secured a manufacturer with several years of experience with 3D printing.
- The designs are approved, however they might still slightly change as we gather more feedback from our backers.
- The packaging is yet to be selected, but we are in touch with fulfillment company, which will handle the whole process.

We feel that we have already tackled all the major challenges, but there is always a chance of unexpected delays. In case anything happens, we will keep you informed and do our best to resolve it as quickly as possible without compromising quality. We can't wait to deliver our eyewear to you!

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    Small Gift, Big Difference

    With our small gift you will still fight the global warming and yes, still in style. You will get one of a kind piece made from the same sustainable material as our eyewear collection.

    Wear it, gift it, both ways it will make you feel special and help us too.

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