The eyewear retail brand is now tuning up used frames, and selling them on Depop.
Companies say sales are rebounding as shoppers buy products that help them adjust to our socially distanced, work-from-home culture.
The sunglasses are made with injected plastic derived from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch through an upcycling process that turns it into a high-quality and safe material.
Marchon will roll out a recycled acetate material in its sunglass and optical products, with production beginning January 2021.
The first partnership between the Italian eyewear company and the storied French brand dates back to 1991.
Converse has signed a long-term deal with Marchon for the design, development and distribution of both optical and sunglass styles.
The new deal now runs through 2023.
The two have also partnered on a collection of dual-branded sunglasses and blue light lenses.
The Italian eyewear company posted a loss and a 32.3 percent drop in revenues in the first six months of the year, impacted by the lockdown in April and May.
Thélios will begin to develop, manufacture and distribute sustainable eyewear collections starting from her spring 2021 collection.