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Recycling Eyewear: See the Change

recycling eyewear

Hey there! Ever wondered what happens to old glasses? Let’s dive into how your once-loved specs can embark on a heartwarming journey, lighting up lives and saving the planet, one pair at a time. Millions around the globe need glasses but can’t afford them. Eyewear recycling is more than just decluttering; it’s a global movement of kindness and sustainability.

CLERC: The Heroes Behind the Scenes

Meet the Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre (CLERC). These unsung heroes are on a mission to transform your old glasses into life-changing gifts. They meticulously collect, sort, and distribute glasses worldwide, from a student in Africa to an artisan in Asia. Your glasses aren’t just traveling; they’re creating new visions and dreams.

The Journey of a Donated Pair

When you drop off your eyeglasses at our store, they begin an extraordinary adventure. CLERC ensures they’re cleaned, repaired, and find a new home with someone who needs them. Imagine, your old eyeglasses giving someone the gift of clear vision!

Refurbishing: A Stylish Second Chance

Are you still attached to your current frames? We completely understand. Bring them to us, and let’s give them a fresh lease on life. Not only can we fit them with new lenses, but we also offer potential repairs, repainting, and refinishing services. It’s a smart choice that blends style with sustainability. Whether it’s a minor fix or a complete makeover, we ensure your beloved frames look and feel as good as new. Embrace this eco-friendly option and keep flaunting the frames you love!

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The Impact: Stories from the Field

Every pair of glasses donated through CLERC has a story. Like the teacher in Malawi who could read again, or the child in Haiti seeing the world clearly for the first time. Your glasses are more than an accessory; they’re a beacon of hope and change.

How You Can Get Involved

It’s easy to join this incredible journey. Drop off your old glasses at our store, and we’ll take care of the rest. Whether it’s recycling eyewear or refurbishing, you’re making a huge difference. Curious to see the magic behind the scenes? Check out CLERC’s inspiring mission. It’s a story of hope, vision, and change, all starting with your old pair of glasses. Dive into their world and be part of this amazing story!