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We care about making a positive impact on the world around us. Find out more about the work we do for charity and learn important insights. We also aim to take the first steps toward a sustainable future and have a range of stylish eco-friendly eyewear to inspire you.

Celebrate World Earth Day with our eco-friendly glasses

22 Apr 2024
Man wearing sunglasses standing on a mountain outdoor looking out into the distance

World Earth Day is a yearly event held on 22nd April. It celebrates the environmental movement and promotes the need to protect the future of our planet. This is a matter that we care very deeply about at Glasses Direct. We currently have several different initiatives that are helping us to become more eco-conscious, from... Read More

Inspiring ideas of what to do with your old glasses

18 Mar 2024

Discover our unique and effective solutions for what to do with your old pair of prescription glasses. Get some great advice and feel inspired, whether you want to make money from an old pair, recycle glasses, or donate your used eyewear to charity. Did you know that over half of the British population have either... Read More

Join the fight against breast cancer with our Pink Ribbon frames

2 Feb 2024
Two pairs of frames leaning on two transparent blocks with a ribbon to the side of them

We would like to introduce you to our stunning Pink Ribbon collection. These frames come in various fashionable shapes and trendy designs, promoting courage and resilience. For each frame sold, we’ll donate £2 to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, a grant-making trust that provides essential funding to registered breast cancer charities in the UK. Our Pink... Read More

Lisa Allen offers an inside look into the Pink Ribbon Foundation

29 Sep 2023
Close-up image of two ladies wearing Pink Ribbon frames looking straight at the camera

In time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with the lovely Lisa Allen, Head of Corporate Partnerships, PR and Events at the Pink Ribbon Foundation. She discussed her role with this inspiring grant-making trust and talked about how people can make a difference by donating, raising funds and helping to create awareness of... Read More

Learn more about World Humanitarian Day

10 Aug 2023

19th August marks World Humanitarian Day, an internationally recognised campaign that honours humanitarian workers and those who have surrendered their own lives or faced significant risks to help provide aid to vulnerable communities. It was first established by the United Nations General Assembly as a day of remembrance. It commemorates the 22 humanitarian aid workers... Read More

How to beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day​

5 Jun 2023

World Environment Day is a global event, held on 5th June and celebrated by millions of people internationally. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of conserving the planet. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), this annual campaign encourages communities to get involved and take positive action to protect the environment. It... Read More

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