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Waste Disposal in Dentistry

Dental Waste Management

Dental Waste Disposal

We are WGS Waste Management, your one-stop waste management service for dental practices across the South East, including Sussex and Kent. We serve a range of practices across the local area from Orthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Maxillofacial Clinics. You can count on our team to provide a reliable waste management solution - we dispose of all your waste in-house without sub-contracting. We provide a hassle free service with collection as frequently as you require. Whether that be daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly. You only ever pay for the healthcare waste you produce with one simple monthly payment.

As specialists in Dental Waste Management we are recognised as leaders of waste collection across the South East. Within busy environments such as dental surgeries, it is a requirement that all waste is correctly segregated, safely stored and disposed of, following the latest legislations and environmental standards. As industry experts we are fully compliant ensuring all legislations are met, whilst providing an efficient and cost-effective service.

Our waste service is fully bespoke to you and the needs of your business. We provide the collection and disposal a range of types of waste: clinical waste bags and sharps, hazardous waste, amalgam waste, clinical waste, sanitary waste, confidential waste and sharps waste. We provide the right waste containers to ensure all your dental waste is correctly isolated, stored and disposed.

Amalgam Collection & Disposal

A necessary part of our dentistry waste disposal service is the collection of amalgam. Dental amalgam is made up of a high proportion of mercury, which is harmful to both staff and patients in dental practices. We guarantee the safe disposal of amalgam sludge, guard, toothboxes and capsules, which all contain mercury vapour, with the supply of our range of UN approved amalgam disposal containers. We also supply mercury suppressant liquid kits which are leak proof to prevent harmful exposure. They are fully complaint to the regulations set out by the UN. Our amalgam disposal process is also eco-friendly with all the amalgam waste is sent to be recycled.

Dental Waste Receptacles Provided by us!

At WGS Waste Management we provide a range of receptacles for your waste, to ensure your surgery is compliant with the government regulations regarding the proper management and disposal of waste. These include:

  • Lead foil fixer and developer
  • Bridge and crown pots
  • Postcoded bag ties for safety, traceability and security
  • All amalgam-related products
  • Mercury vapour suppressant liquid kits
  • Pharmaceutical waste (sedation drugs, out of date LA cartridges)
  • Yellow lidded sharps containers (with wall brackets)
  • Cytotoxic containers
  • Orange clinical waste bags
  • Lockable 770 and 1100 litre wheelie bins

Our comprehensive service takes care of every element of your waste disposal and we deliver a service that is completely tailored to you. We work with practices of all sizes and understand needs differ - we can even collect your waste out of your business hours to ensure the workings of your business aren't affected. We aim to make our waste disposal process as sustainable as possible, absolutely none of our waste is sent to landfill, only ever recycled or incinerated for energy.

For a prompt, reliable and regular service - count on our team. We provide a high quality, compliant service at an affordable price for your dental practice. If you require any further information on waste disposal in dentistry or to discuss a package that suits your requirements, please get in touch.

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