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 WasteProducts RequiredEWC CodeWaste CategoryMethod of DisplosalNotes
SharpsSharps Bin - Yellow lid18.01.09HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentContaminated with medical residue such as local anaesthetic needles and other disposable instruments.
SharpsSharps bin Orange lid18.01.01Non HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentNot contaminated with Pharmaceuticals or medicines such as sharps used for phlebotomy or any other blood sharps
Hazardous WasteOrange Bags18.01.03HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentInfectious waste - soft waste including swabs, dressings, bandages and wipes / body fluids etc.
Sanitary WasteTiger Bags18.01.05Non HazardousDeep LandfillNon infectious offensive waste such as sanitary waste.
Pharmaceutical WasteSharps Bin - Blue lid18.01.09HazardousIncinerationOut of date and refused or returned drugs
Amalgam waste White tub18.01.10HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentAmalgam waste contaminated with Mercury
Amalgam CapsulesWhite tub18.01.10HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentAmalgam Capsules waste
Amalgam Sludge DrumWhite tub18.01.10HazardousIncineration / alternative treatmentAmalgam Sludge Waste
X-ray Fixer 10 Ltr or 20 Ltr Drum 09.01.01HazardousRecovery VariousX-ray Fixer waste (do not mix fixer and developer)
X-ray Developer11 Ltr or 20 Ltr Drum 09.01.04HazardousRecovery VariousX-ray Developer waste (do not mix fixer and developer)
Lead FoilWhite tub15.01.04HazardousRecovery VariousLead foil waste
Gypsum WasteWhite tub18.01.04Non HazardousGypsum recovery or landfill in a separate dedicated cell for gypsum Plastercast waste (Gypsum)
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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.