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X-Ray Film

X-Ray film is photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion like silver halide crystals, and used to make negatives or transparencies in the medical, dental, and industrial fields.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

X-ray recycling services including the chemical removal and recycling of silver from imaging films which is mostly polyester.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Access Information Management 6902 Patterson Pass Road Suite G
(see notes for drop-off location)
Livermore Recycle Paid Pick-up
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Safe Disposal Free Drop-off  
AMS Store & Shred, Film & X-Ray Recycling 13 Prosper Ct Lake in the Hills Recycle Paid Pick-up Medical xrays, dental film; radiographic & litho film; microfilm, microfiche & cine film
B.W Recycling Inc. 2035 SW 31st Ave Hallandale Recycle Buyback Pick-up Free pickup for loads of 50lbs and over. Medical, Lithographic, Industrial (NDE film and Kodak Industrex, Indux, Fomadux, Fujifilm).
Commodity Resource & Environmental, Inc 493 Reynolds Circle San Jose Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off Fee for under 200 lbs; Buy back for over 200 lbs
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Remove all personal information on the film
GreenDisk 580 8th Ave NE
#104
Issaquah Recycle Paid Mail-in Also accept black and white film including photographic film negatives, instant film, sheet film, Advanced Photo System, slides, Disc film, 110, 126, 127, 120/220; Motion picture film, film reels, Super 8, 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm, 35mm, 70mm; Medical x-ray, industrial x-ray, lithographic, micro film, microfiche. No color film.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up
Iron Mountain (Oakland) 1350 W Grand Ave Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Destruction & shredding. "Iron Mountain Film Destruction" service. Once complete, you will receive a certificate of destruction that will show litigators and regulatory bodies your commitment to compliant destruction.
Iron Mountain (Union City) Iron Mountain - Union City
29555 Kohoutek Way
Union City Recycle Paid Pick-up Destruction & shredding. Medical records including film - shredded, storage, recycled
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection San Francisco Recycle Free Pick-up San Francisco Residents only.
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off

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