03 Jul '11, 4pm

100 Percent Biodegradable Eyeglasses Made From Human Hair

What will they think of next? Two students from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London have come up with biodegradable eyeglasses made from human hair. That's right, they're using your lovely locks as the main ingredient in eyeglass frames. Studio Swine is using human hair as the main ingredient in their chic eyeglasses instead of petroleum-based, energy-intensive wire and plastic frames. According to Eccouterre : Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves' aptly named "hair glasses," however, tap into a readily available and renewable resource: the millions of pounds of hair cuttings that salons across the United Kingdom throw away each year. The glasses contain hair and bioresin and are 100 percent biodegradable at the end of their life. The glasses are currently on exhibit at RCA in London. Like this? Follow my Twitter feed . More on Eyeglasses Ask Pablo: What Is More Sustai...

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