Radioactives

Disposal of radioactive materials is complex, because of the complicated legislation as well as the nature of the material.

Some smoke detectors and some WEEE waste may be radioactive, and require specialist disposal. Scintillation phials used in research and in hospitals may also require specialist disposal.

AM Environmental can handle all makes and models of smoke detectors.
The radioactive elements are removed in a stripping facility, in preparation for disposal.
Wherever possible, the remaining parts (such as plastics, stainless steel, aluminium and circuit board components) are recovered for recycling.

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