Contact Lenses Alternative ways to recycle Landfill Reusable Contact Lenses Give reusable contact lenses a try to reduce your waste. You can also check out the Bausch contact lens recycling program, here. Recycle Boxes With Paper The cardboard boxes that contact lenses come in can be recycled with paper. Alternative Ways to Recycle TerraCycle Contact Lens Recycling Program TerraCycle has partnered with Bausch + Lomb to recycle contact lenses and the blister packs they are packaged in. Simply collect your lenses and their packaging in a box, and request a free shipping label to send the materials to TerraCycle for recycling. Learn more.