Eyeglasses Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Recycle in Your Bluebox Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Eyeglasses There are several organizations that take and redistribute used eye glasses. The Lions Club collects used glasses; the lenses are reground and given to people in need. Or, return un-needed eyeglasses to your local eyeglass store. These centers are often affiliated with a program called Give the Gift of Sight. If they are damaged, they can go in the garbage. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL We encourage you to donate your item if possible, it is always better to reuse. Reusing an item is always one of the best options when considering disposal of an item. This item may be disposed at curbside in your regular waste collection program.