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Entrepreneurs Raise $50,000 to Craft High-End Sunglasses from Ocean Garbage

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Startup giving 5 percent of profits back to clean-up efforts.

Rob Ianelli and Ryan Shoenike are the brains behind Norton Point, a Massachusetts-based startup that’s making high-end sunglasses out of ocean trash, Headlines for the Hopeful writes. The company, the article explains, has partnered with the Ocean Conservancy and the Plastic Bank to pay Haiti locals a living wage to collect and process plastic bottles, thus preventing plastic from ending up in the ocean. With its Kickstarter campaign approaching $50,000 raised to begin production, Norton Point intends to return 5 percent of its profits back to clean-up and pollution education efforts.

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