Eight million tons of plastic flow into our oceans every year. If nothing is done, by 2050 the amount of plastic in the ocean will reportedly outnumber fish.
The situation is dire. As they say, though, one person’s trash is another’s treasure, and a company called Norton Point has taken to collecting those trashed plastic bottles and turning them into eyewear. And they’ve developed the world’s first sunglasses line made from collected high-density-polyethylene (HDPE) consumer ocean plastics.