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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Best Management Practices for Amalgam Waste

Best Management Practices for Amalgam Waste

This guide demonstrates how to manage and recycle dental amalgam waste to help protect the environment by preventing the release of mercury. Includes information on types of amalgam wastes, steps for recycling amalgam wastes, a list of questions to ask your amalgam waste recycler, a list of best management practices for amalgam waste, and tips for integrating these best management practices into your dental practice. Copyright 2004 American Dental Association (ADA). All Rights Reserved.


American Dental Association (ADA)

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March 2004

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