City Hygiene offers an extensive waste management services for dentists and dental surgeries. The table below is a guide to what kinds of waste products we can manage and the industry compliant methods by which this waste is safely disposed of.
|Description of Waste||Products Required||EWC Code||Waste Category||Method of Displosal||Notes|
|Sharps||Sharps Bin - Yellow lid||18.01.09||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Contaminated with medical residue such as local anaesthetic needles and other disposable instruments.|
|Sharps||Sharps bin Orange lid||18.01.01||Non Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Not contaminated with Pharmaceuticals or medicines such as sharps used for phlebotomy or any other blood sharps|
|Hazardous Waste||Orange Bags||18.01.03||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Infectious waste - soft waste including swabs, dressings, bandages and wipes / body fluids etc.|
|Sanitary Waste||Tiger Bags||18.01.05||Non Hazardous||Deep Landfill||Non infectious offensive waste such as sanitary waste.|
|Pharmaceutical Waste||Sharps Bin - Blue lid||18.01.09||Hazardous||Incineration||Out of date and refused or returned drugs|
|Amalgam waste||White tub||18.01.10||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Amalgam waste contaminated with Mercury|
|Amalgam Capsules||White tub||18.01.10||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Amalgam Capsules waste|
|Amalgam Sludge Drum||White tub||18.01.10||Hazardous||Incineration / alternative treatment||Amalgam Sludge Waste|
|X-ray Fixer||10 Ltr or 20 Ltr Drum||09.01.01||Hazardous||Recovery Various||X-ray Fixer waste (do not mix fixer and developer)|
|X-ray Developer||11 Ltr or 20 Ltr Drum||09.01.04||Hazardous||Recovery Various||X-ray Developer waste (do not mix fixer and developer)|
|Lead Foil||White tub||15.01.04||Hazardous||Recovery Various||Lead foil waste|
|Gypsum Waste||White tub||18.01.04||Non Hazardous||Gypsum recovery or landfill in a separate dedicated cell for gypsum||Plastercast waste (Gypsum)|
Call City Hygiene today on 0115 9 007 311 to discuss your individual waste management requirements or to book an appointment with one of our consultants.