SPEKTRUM Östra Bio RAW goggles – A benchmark for sustainable eyewear

The ever-ongoing quest to make Spektrum products ever more sustainable was the spark that ignited the Östra Bio RAW concept. Applying our plant-based materials in their raw form without any dye or paint gives an undeniably honest and fundamentally natural appearance, beautifully contrasted by the striking, high performing and plant-based BIOptic gold lens.

Sven Thorgren in Spektrum Östra Bio RAW Goggle

The design team set out to make the most environmentally conscious snow goggle ever made – and that had to be done without sacrificing any performance or functionality.

As an industry first we introduce a high performance, POLARIZED bio-based lens called BIOptic – an innovative 3-layer construction that is built in biodegradable cellulose. We also leave the dye and paint out of all main components to avoid any non-essential chemicals in the product as painting and dyeing is a significant part of a product’s Eco footprint.

The strap is made from hemp and our corn-based frame material out-performs conventional materials as it retains its softness and comfort at very low temperatures, essential for all winter sports. The bio-plastic detailing found in the pivoting outriggers, lens holder and strap adjustors are derived completely from castor oil and a polarized BIOptic spare lens for enhanced contrast in poor light conditions is included.

As is a soft case, made in collaboration with Woolpower and produced of recycled wool that will keep your goggles comfy in transit and keep them safe from sharp objects . All in all, the Östra Bio RAW goggle is made from an impressive 90% bio-based materials, setting a new standard for sustainable snow goggles.

QUOTE SPEKTRUM:

This is the greenest goggle ever made, it’s produced of 90% bio based materials and we see this as the new benchmark for sustainable eyewear. With our ISPO Gold in Munich 2020 we knew that we where on the right path and to keep our spot as thought leaders in this segment, we also knew that we had to push it even further. With the BIOptic lens and our RAW concept we’ve reached on more check point on our journey.

– ANDREAS NILEMO, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO SPEKTRUM SPORTS

The ever-ongoing quest to make our products even more sustainable was the spark that ignited the Östra Bio RAW Concept. Applying our plant-based materials in their raw form without any dye gives an undeniably honest and fundamentally natural appearance, beautifully contrasted by the striking and hi-performing BIOptic gold lens. We dare say that Östra Bio RAW is the most environmentally conscious snow goggle ever made – and that without sacrificing any performance or functionality! In total 90% of the Östra Bio RAW is Bio-Based!

ABOUT SPEKTRUM

Spektrum is a Scandinavian, sustainable sports brands with its roots in Åre, Sweden. Founded by skiing and snowboarding professionals. Spektrum’s eyewear is developed and designed for an active life, produced of plant based, recycled and recyclable materials. We enable present and future generations to explore and enjoy nature by making sustainable choices and outstanding products.

All products are tested by a stellar team including Ingemar Stenmark – the greatest ski racer of all time, Sven Thorgren – 6-time X-games medalist, Evelina Nilsson – Freeride queen and many more to ensure performance and functionality of the highest standard.

Spektrum is a proud partner of 1% for the Planet and Protect Our Winters

For More product information & the larger range, please visit https://www.spektrumsports.com/en

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