Glasses & Eyewear
Donate eyeglasses to Vision Aid Overseas
The best know organisation to which you can donate them is Vision Aid Overseas. They will be recycled to raise money for their work in the developing world. Your glasses can be left at opticians throughout the UK and they will be recycled to raise money for their work in the developing world. You can donate them at many branches of Vision Express, Specsavers and Boots Opticians as well as many independant opticians.
Donate used and broken eyeglasses to Onesight
Onesight accepts used and broken glasses and transfers them for responsible recycling.
Donate eyeglasses to Lions Clubs
Lions Clubs around the UK collect spectacles for reuse via Chichester Lions. Take your old pairs to a Lions Club eyeglass donation bin in your town, or mail them to the Lions Clubs International headquarters. Visit here for more details on how and where to send them. They accept both prescription and non-prescription eyewear, in both adults' and children's sizes as well as sunglasses.