Our approach to recycling

Nobel Biocare supports the principle of Individual Producer Responsibility (IPR). We aim to contribute to the efficient use of resources and the retrieval of valuable raw materials through re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery. We therefore actively cooperate with our industry partners, the recycling community and other stakeholders to further improve the collection, treatment and recycling of Nobel Biocare’s products at the end of their lifetime.

Producer registrations and recycling scheme

Nobel Biocare is recognized as a producer of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE), Battery and Packaging and is fully compliant with all responsibilities as a registered producer on the European markets. Nobel Biocare has established recycling contracts with country-approved recycling providers (compliance scheme) for the disposal of products that Nobel Biocare has placed on the market within the EU. Please refer to the below tables for registration and recycling details in different countries:

Information for customers / business end-users

For disposal of waste, please contact the local compliance scheme in your country.

Business end-users who would like to make use of the provided service for waste disposal shall be aware that: 

 – Nobel Biocare will sustain the cost of treatment, recovery or recycling of EEE, Battery and Packaging, if the products are purchased from Nobel Biocare
 – Nobel Biocare will sustain the cost of data management and reporting in order to demonstrate compliance with applicable national regulations  
 – The customer will sustain the cost of transportation to the agreed disposal / recycler in the region

Information for recyclers / treatment facilities

As part of compliance with the relevant EU regulations, Nobel Biocare provides recycling information on request for all types of new equipment put on the market in EU after August 13, 2005.

Please contact customer service in the respective country and provide the following details for the product for which you would like to receive recycling information.

 – Product/model number 
 – Your company name
 – Contact name
 – Address
 – Telephone number
 – E-mail

We will dispatch the recycling information to you shortly.

Recycling symbol

WEE Label

If you find the crossed-out wheeled bin on equipment that you have purchased from us, please note that used equipment should not be discarded as unsorted waste but must be sent to separate collection facilities for recovery and recycling. For details regarding collection and recycling facilities available in your region, please refer to the tables above.



The present information is intended for Nobel Biocare business end-users, i.e. health care professionals. Distribution to other recipient(s) is therefore prohibited.