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AMR Dental joins TerraCycle Oral Care Recycling Programme

…caring for the people of Margaret River, and our planet.

AMR Dental Margaret River is proud to announce we have partnered with TerraCycle and Colgate to bring you the Oral Care Recycling Programme.

This programme gives AMR Dental the opportunity to collect on behalf of the community, whilst raising money for the charity of our choice, River Angels.

How does it work?

Members of the community bring in their oral care waste and drop it in to the recycling bin at the AMR Dental reception area. Once we collect a certain amount, we post these items to TerraCare, and they in turn make a donation on our behalf to River Angels, a charity supporting people in our community with cancer.

What can I recycle?

Program accepted waste: Toothpaste tubes and caps, manual toothbrushes, electric toothbrush heads, toothbrush and toothpaste tube plastic packaging, floss containers.

Not accepted: Please recycle your cardboard packaging in your kerbside recycling bin. Electronic toothbrush handles and bases are not recyclable through this program and instead should be collected and shipped separately through the Electric Toothbrush Recycling Programme, which has specific shipping requirements.

What happens to the waste?

Once collected, the tubes and brushes are separated by composition, shredded and melted into hard plastic that can be remoulded to make new recycled products. Click here to learn more about the recycling process. 

Recycling at AMR Dental

To date, over 202 million people are collecting in 21 countries and have collected billions of pieces of waste, raising over 44 million dollars for charities around the world. AMR Dental is thrilled to be a part of this incredible initiative.

Help support us by dropping in your oral care waste today. You can find us here.

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