Practice Waste Solutions by Solmetex

The Practice Waste Solutions line of products include the recycling of all regulated dental waste. Solmetex offers a variety of disposal kits for all size and type of dental practices.  These waste disposal program, offered through your local dental dealer, provide the opportunity for your practice to meet all your waste handling and recycling needs from one source.

All retail prices include recycling

PWS Amalgam Buckets – For the recycling of dry amalgam waste:  Contact & non-contact amalgam; teeth with amalgam; chairside traps; amalgam capsules; vacuum filters

  • 1.25 gallon, retail $124
  • 2.5 gallon, retail $182
  • 3.5 gallon, retail $194
  • 5 gallon, retail $216

PWS Lead Buckets – For the recycling of bitewing x-rays; sterilization tape; lead aprons (max of 2 aprons in 2.5 gallon)

  • 1.25 gallon, retail $108
  • 2.5 gallon, retail $118

PWS Biohazard/Sharps Solutions – For the recycling of sharps containers; sponges; gloves; towels; gauze; bibs

  • 5 gallon, retail $198
  • 20 gallon, retail, $476

PWS Photo-Chemical Solutions – For the recycling of automatic & manual filters.

  • Photo-Chemical filter, automatic replacement, retail $164
  • Photo-Chemical filter, manual, retail $312
  • Photo-Chemical filter, California automatic, retail $609
  • Photo-Chemical filter, California manual, retail $571

For more information, visit or call Solmetex at 800.216.5505.


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