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Spectacles

Recycle at home

Recycle out of home

Yes, Spectacles can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.

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How to recycle glasses or spectacles

  • Some Recycling Centres accept spectacles - find your nearest below

  • Ask if your optician if they collect old spectacles - many do and pass them on to charities

  • You cannot put old spectacles or glasses in your household recycling bin

Good to know

Some charities such as Lions Clubs International also collect unwanted spectacles for grading and redistribution to eye clinics overseas.

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