Valli Opticians group has launched a new recycling scheme for contact lens patients that will keep lenses and blister packs from landfill sites.

Wearers can drop off lenses, top foil and blister packs, all if which are made from mix of complex materials which cannot be recycled by the mainstream UK council kerbside infrastructure, at special Zero Waste Boxes at Valli Opticians’ 14 practices across the north of England.