Do you flush your contact lenses down the loo?

With so much talk at the moment about plastic pollution, here’s one small way in which the vision impaired community can help. We can stop flushing our used contact lenses down the loo!

In a BBC article this week, Environment Correspondent, Matt McGrath, explains how discarded disposable contact lenses can end up as plastic waste in the ocean. So the next time you remove your lenses, please put them in the bin.

Read the full BBC article here.


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