Lions Recycling

Help friendly Lion Eric be a friend of the planet.

Plastic Milk Bottle Tops

EnvisionEnvision is a charitable organization that collects bottle caps and uses them to make benches for schools, parks, churches, and community centers. … Bottle caps can be dropped off at several locations, however they may not accept them during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, so check with them first.

Used Glasses

Lions Clubs throughout the UK collect unwanted and damaged spectacles. These are then sent to Chichester Lions Club which processes tens of thousands of recycled spectacles each year. All donations are examined by a team of Lions and other volunteers in the recycling workshop. Sorted pairs of glasses may then be sent for grading and distribution by Medico France in Le Havre.

Glasses are also sent directly to contacts running eye clinics in Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Nigeria, and Nepal. In addition, volunteers from the ‘Unite for Sight’ charity are supplied with spectacles to take with them on missions to countries across the world.