DIVEL ITALIA continues sustainable steps

L&T news
May 25, 2023

With the growing focus on and market demand for “green” products and production processes, Divel Italia is committed to reducing the environmental impact of all their production facilities. They have also put in place research and development for producing lenses and sun filters that make use of increasing levels of biosourced materials and eco-sustainable byproducts, thereby enhancing the environmental sustainability of their products and production processes. This year, the company has launched Gaia Eco Lens department to produce a sustainable corrective lens, which reduces carbon emissions by 5 times by using 82% bio-sustainable materials. The company has also recently developed a new material for their GREEN LINE collection: POLYCARBONATE Eco, a lightweight, versatile product that is suited to meeting needs in terms of quality and environmental sustainability, because it is made using recycled material and mass balance. The POLYCARBONATE Eco is described as a solution for a high-performance product that is lightweight, versatile, and durable, while also respecting the environment’s natural cycles. The use of second-generation renewable resources minimizes the waste in both production and post-production. An estimated 61% reduction in carbon emissions per kg of eco-PC produced. POLYCARBONATE Eco is ISCC PLUS certified for the sustainability and traceability of the materials used in the place of petroleum-based materials. This certification represents an important step in the fight against climate change. DIVEL ITALIA claims to be one of the first companies in Europe to obtain ISCC PLUS certification for all their production sites. This certification attests to the sustainability and traceability of their products throughout the production cycle and enables everyone involved to enjoy a sustainable product from certified suppliers.


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