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X-Ray Film Disposal Services FAQ

Q: What types of x-ray film do you recycle?

A: We recycle all types of films for example; Medical X-rays, Dental x-rays, MRI, Cat scans, Micro films, Industrial, and Printing Lithography films.


Q: Do you pay for the x-ray films?

A: Yes, we pay by weight. Our prices vary depending on the weight and if the films are in or out of jackets or with paper.


Q: Do you pick up in my area?

A: Yes, we pick up anywhere in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the United States.


Q: Do you have a minimum amount you accept for recycling?

A: Sometimes - depending on the type and size of the order. Usually it will be 500lbs


Q: If I have 500Lbs of X-ray films will I get paid?

A: Yes, in that case we would pick up and send you a certificate of destruction and pay for the x-rays by the lb.


Q: Do you provide a Certificate of Destruction and are you environmentally compliant?

 A: Yes, we provide you with a Certificate of Destruction after receiving the films and we are also fully compliant.


Q: If I have X-rays and MRI films do I have to put them in different boxes?

A: No, we can take all silver films mixed. They can also be in and out of jackets mixed and we will separate them for you.


Q: Do you recycle Dental films?

A: Yes, but we treat these films differently then regular sized films. Bite wings need to be completely clean no paper jackets, card board casings, or plastic casings. Panoramic films are treated the same as the rest, we can take them  in or out of jackets.


Q: Will you recycle the X-rays in charts?

A: No, we will take them in jackets but we do not recycle patient medical charts.


Q: What do you require for pick up?

A: We will need the films in boxes, barrels, or bins. We can provide them for you if you need them.


Q: We are a Dr’s office and  I do not have time to put them together for you or we have our films in cabinets or a storage facility, will you come and pick them up?

A: Yes, depending on where you are located, we can do everything for you. 


Q: How much time in advance do you need in order to have our films picked up?

A: We can pick up next day.


Q: How do I schedule?

A: You can fill out our form online on this web page - or call us 1-800-667-6272

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