Reducing Our Environmental Footprint - Updated for 2022

Reducing Our Environmental Footprint - Updated for 2022

For some time, we've been working on greening our business and incrementally taking steps to provide a greener product to the public; this has been an ongoing process.  

The first step was to move to a recyclable hard case; it was always important to have a reusable case, and moving to a recyclable case initiated the greening process.  

The second step was to remove the cellophane cover that protected the product during transport from manufacturing to our warehouse. We've switched to tissue paper within our packages. So when it leaves the factory, there's no longer the - plastic going to waste. Products are protected & wrapped in tissue paper.

Step three was to remove the plastic goggle cradle, which was recyclable, and replace it with a cardboard piece of a recyclable cardboard cradle.

Taking these three steps means that everything you receive in a case pack is completely recyclable.

We are constantly working on reducing our environmental footprint; we recognize the need to do our part by contributing to the solution, regardless of how big or small.

We are a part of a group of companies always looking to lessen our impact on the environment and understand that enough people taking small steps make a big difference in undoing the bad habits driven by convenience.  

New tissue paper packaging

Swim Goggle Package

Old plastic packaging

Swim Goggle Package

Old plastic goggle cradle and new cardboard

Swim goggle recycling

In addition, to all of our goggle cases being fully recyclable. They double as a protective case that can be repurposed after it is no longer needed as a goggle case. Further, they are made from recycled material and can be recycled after use.

Where do you recycle it?

Your blue box is the green answer.

Curbside recycling - put it out for your local city pick up. If there in not an established recycling program, of the city program has restrictions take advantage of drop-off programs - take it to your local eco station. CD & DVD cases are in the same category and are easier to search for when referencing a data base.

It is worthwhile noting that we are working through inventory that contains plastic packaging; for the most part, the majority of products should be delivered in our new environmentally friendly packaging midway through 2022

At the bottom of this article, you will find comprehensive examples of the easiest ways to recycle the cases

PS 6 Recyclable swim goggle case

We are always looking for ways to further environmental sustainability.

Where to recycle your goggle cases - #6 Plastic

Your source for Vorgee goggles in Canada & the Pacidic North West of the USA

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