Tag: Eastman Chemical

High-end headphones feature tree bioplastic

High-end headphones feature tree bioplastic

September 13, 2021 |

In Tennessee, Eastman Chemical says its tree-based engineering bioplastics are being used in premium headphones manufactured by Ontario’s thinksound. The over-ear headphones, dubbed ov21, use Eastman’s Trēva™ engineering bioplastic that contains more than 40% biobased content derived from sustainably harvested trees. ov21 is available on preorder for shipping in October.  “We’re a company that has […]

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Sustainable spectacle: Eyeglass giant taps Eastman for renewable frame material

Sustainable spectacle: Eyeglass giant taps Eastman for renewable frame material

October 19, 2020 |

In New York, glasses giant Marchon Eyewear says it has partnered with Eastman Chemical to use Eastman’s renewable acetate in its frames. Trade-named Acetate Renew, the material is 60% biobased and 40% recycled content. It also has a lower carbon footprint than conventional, petrochemical acetate. Scrap from Marchon’s manufacturing of the frames—which can be up […]

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