Recycle Corks, Eyeglasses on the Main Line

Did you know that you could recycle old glasses?

Patch users across the Philadelphia area have shown increasing interest in how to recycle or safely dispose of any number of household items. So we've put together a series of resources for you and your neighbors, including locations in Ardmore Patch and nearby. If we miss any item you want to know how to properly dispose of or recycle, please let us know in the comments.

Most people know about how to recycle regular household items like paper and plastic but more things are recyclable than people might realize.

See how to recycle the following unusual items:


All Whole Foods Markets accept corks for recycling through the Cork ReHarvest program run by the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance.

ReCork by Amorim also operates a cork collection location at the Valley Forge Radison Hotel in King of Prussia.



All Walmart locations have an eyeglasses drop off location for safe recycling.

Lions Clubs throughout the area also accept eyeglasses for recycling. Find your local Lions Club contact information here.

Additionally, OneSight offers a wide range of opportunities to donate eyeglasses. Find out how to donate through them here.


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