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Contact Lens and Packaging

Disposal Options

Contact lens packaging can be disposed of in your household trash. Patients of Middlebury Eye Associates have the option to bring the plastic packaging to their optometrist for recycling. However, all lenses should be disposed of in your household trash.

You can also find other drop off locations outside Addison County by visiting TerraCycle’s location map.


If not participating in the take-back program, the fee associated with your town drop-off or curbside collection service applies for this item.


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