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Good Citizens Eyewear

Sydney, NSW
Female-led
Social Impact

Australian pioneers in recycled eyewear, Good Citizens makes repairable, recycled and recyclable eyewear frames out of discarded single-use plastic bottles. The home fixable design has earned the brand numerous internationally recognised awards, including two Good Design Awards.

From winning major design and sustainability awards to talking at the United Nations, this inspirational brand has captured imaginations around the world.

Not just another self-proclaimed sustainable eyewear brand - Good Citizens exists to help you untrash the planet. 

Mates Rates members get 10% off every product, every day at Good Citizens Eyewear.

On a mission to help untrash the planet of single-use plastic

Good Citizens Eyewear was born over a family dinner discussion about global plastic waste. Harry (8) and Archie (6) were upset about the plastic waste issue and they hassled Mum and Dad to step up. Together (with no experience), they hatched a plan to help untrash the planet®.

They scribbled down four guiding principles:

1) Only use 100% recycled materials


2) Make products that last


3) Don't exploit people or the planet


4) Employees get time with their kids or loved ones.

It would take 752 days and thousands of failed attempts to finally launch Good Citizens Eyewear in 2020, and the brand continues today with their founding principles still at the core of every decision they make.

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