X-rays can be recycled - they are processed to extract silver.
If you have a small quantity of x-rays, simply place them in en envelope and post to the address below. If you have large volumes (over 20kg), you can arrange for collecting by phone.
Quantum Technical Services
28 Metropolitan Avenue
Nunawading, VIC 3131
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: 20 January 2014