Single-use Instrument Recycling

Most single-use metal instruments are disposed of via high temperature incineration, then landfill. We offer an environmentally friendly alternative.

Why Should You Consider Single-use Instrument Recycling?

Single-use instrument recycling offers numerous benefits, including cost savings, environmental sustainability, and regulatory compliance.

By recycling single-use instruments, healthcare facilities can reduce waste generation, lower disposal costs, and minimise their environmental footprint. Additionally, adopting recycling practices demonstrates a commitment to responsible waste management and aligns with corporate social responsibility goals.

Contact Stericycle today to learn more about our healthcare instrument recycling services!

Dental Instrument Recycling

Dental instrument recycling is essential for reducing waste and promoting sustainability in dental practices. By recycling instruments such as probes, mirrors, and handpieces, dental offices can minimise environmental impact and adhere to eco-friendly practices.

Stericycle offers comprehensive dental instrument recycling solutions, ensuring proper disposal and compliance with regulatory standards.  

Designed for High Volume Premises

Available to clients that use our Bio Systems Sharps Management solution for placement in areas with a high turnover of single use instruments. We have specially adapted our 30.2L reusable containers and added a white lid and appropriate labelling.

A More Environmentally Friendly Solution

Our reuseable single-use instrument solution offers an environmentally friendly, cost saving alternative to incinerating single use metal instruments.   

  • Up to 600 uses per metals container 
  • The alternative to incineration - moves you up the waste hierarchy 
  • Signing of containers no longer required 
  • Ready to use system with no assembly required 
  • Cost benefits 
  • Reduces your carbon footprint

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Discover the Recycling Process

When full, your containers are transported to our specialist treatment facility where they are weighed, scanned and tracked. They are emptied by our state-of-the-art robotic system and cleaned by a thorough three-stage disinfection process, making them safe for reuse.


Disinfected containers are meticulously inspected, reassembled and then delivered back to your facility.

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