Table 2            ISO-Certified Amalgam Separators



Confirmed ISO 11143 certification

Disposal information

Daniel Ménard

Biodent (Metasys affiliate)

218 Audet Street

St. Basile-le-Grand, QC  G3N 1G7


Tel.: 1-800-211-1200

Fax: (450) 441-0535


Licensed waste transporter arranged by Biodent.


Amalgam recycled in Austria.

Dr. Richard Chilibeck

Maximum Separation Systems Inc.

100-1779 Sean Heights

Saanichton, BC  M8M 1X6


Tel.: 1-800-799-7147

        (250) 652-5279

Fax: (250) 652-9599



Dentist must contact a recycling firm which specifically deals with amalgam waste. Maximum provides addresses of facilities in the lower British Columbia area.


Waste hauler in Toronto: Safety Kleen


Recycling facility: Mercury Waste Solutions, Wisconsin

Robert Donnelly

DRNA (Dental Recycling North America)

P.O. Box 1069

Hackensack, NJ  07601



Tel.: 1-800-360-1001

Fax: (201) 489-4470

MRU and BullfroHg (amalgam separators) are ISO certified

Associated with Mercury Refining (MERECO) in Albany, NY.


Waste haulers in Toronto: Greenflow Environmental Services Inc. (Burlington)


Recycling facility:

1. DRNA pre-processing, Albany, NY

2. Mercury Waste Solutions, NY/WI

Tim Reber

Rebec (Reber Ecological Systems)

18921 Dellwood Drive

Edmonds, WA 98026



Tel.: (425) 776-0723

Fax: (425) 672-1412


Dealer collects waste sludge and sends to Washington via UPS.

AB Dental Trends, Inc.

211 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264



Tel.: (360) 354-4722

Fax: (360) 354-7460



Transported by Purolator to a collection depot in Abbotsford. From there, amalgam is trucked across the border to the United States and then

sent to the United Kingdom for recycling.


Neither the author nor the CDA expressly or otherwise recommend or support any of the above mentioned suppliers of dental amalgam separators. 

Mention is made only to provide information for interested dental practitioners