X-rays can be recycled - they are processed to extract silver.
If you have a small quantity of x-rays, simply place them in an envelope and post to the address below. If you have large volumes (over 20kg), you can arrange for collecting by phone.
Quantum Technical Services
7/220 Barry Road
Campbellfield, VIC 3061
1300 247 266
Sometimes community groups such as Scouts also collect x-rays for recycling.
See Planet Ark's ‘Recycling near you' website to search for drop for off sites in your area.
Household chemical collection
X-rays can also be taken to household chemical collections.
View a schedule of collection days and locations
Contact Environment Line.
By phone: 1300 361 967
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Page last updated: 04 September 2014