Glasses and spectacles

How to reuse or recycle eye glasses and spectacles.


Opt for just new lenses instead of new frames when you are getting a new prescription.


  • Donate your old spectacles to Vision Aid Overseas (opens in a new window) or tel: 01293 535016 to find out more.

  • Most opticians collect old spectacles that are sent to developing countries.

  • Most charity shops also collect glasses.