Oral Health Group

Dental Care Recycling Scheme Implemented Around Scotland

October 6, 2021
by Roderick Holly, deadline

Several practices have joined Philips’ Dental Care Recycling Programme, in partnership with TerraCycle, the world leaders in recycling “hard-to-recycle” waste with patients and practices from the Highlands to the Scottish Borders benefiting.

The practice is part of Clyde Munro Dental Group, which is introducing the scheme north of the border to 48 of its 51, (the scheme is currently unable to collect from Orkney), reaching more than 360,000 patients – making it the biggest introduction of the programme in Scotland.

As well as used electric toothbrush heads and covers, it recycles the “non-recyclable”, including plastic floss holders, floss containers, electric flosser nozzles and interdental brushes from all brands.

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