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Our benefits

Why we are better

With a strong commitment to a greener future, Opticycle is leading the way in recycling solutions designed specifically for the optical industry's unique needs. Our goal is simple: to change how the optical industry handles its waste and resources. By partnering with us, you're not just choosing a more sustainable path but also embracing innovation and progress.

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Opticycle's solutions

Disposable Contact Lenses Case Recycling

Our Disposable Contact Lenses Case Recycling Program collects and recycles contact lens cases that would normally go to landfill. Each box or bag received at our processing facility is checked in and weighed allowing us to track and report on performance across our network of participating organisations.

Eyeglasses and Lens Recycling

Opticycle works with optometrists and retailers to provide a solution to collect unwanted eyeglasses and eyeglass lenses. Opticycle can work with you to design a program to collect unwanted stock from your organisation.

How it works

Opticycle offers a streamlined process that ensures optimal results for clients. We have made our processes simple for our clients to register and to make a difference to the Optical industry.

Become a collection point

Visit the Opticycle website to register you interest in becoming a collection point. You will receive a call from our service team who will register your business and get you started!

Spread the word

Promote your Opticycle collection point and encourage customers to drop- off accepted optometry products for recycling. Don’t forget to collect optometry products from your own activities instore.

Set up your receptacle

Once registered you will be sent out a starter pack, which will include instructions on how to set up your Opticycle receptacle. Our friendly helpdesk team will be able to help with any questions you have.

Book a collection and repeat!

When full, book online or call our help desk team to arrange a collection of your Opticycle box and set up your replacement box to ensure continuity of service.

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Why choose Opticycle

Leaders in eye & vision care sustainability

Education, the key to success

Transparency at our core

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions (FAQs) to find answers and insights about our solutions and programs.

Can contact lens cases be recycled?
Why can't these items be recycled in my kerbside service?
How should I prepare contact lens cases for recycling?
Can I recycle unwanted eyeglasses
What happens to recycled eyeglasses?

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