X-ray of a hand

Silver can be extracted from X-Ray films for recycling, and the remaining residue used in materials for road construction.

Disposal / recycling options

Business or community recycling programs

Drop off your x-rays for recycling to:

The recycling process occurs in their Melbourne refinery.

X-Ray recycling may also be available through public and private hospitals, radiology practices, medical and dental centres and veterinary practices, so check with your medical practitioner if you can recycle with them.

Wheelie bins

  • General waste bin

Waste facilities