Disposal of Film.

Disposal of Film.

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Lots of customers always ask me if they can throw away film (35mm 120/220, 8MM, 16MM, etc) in their trash bins at home or if there was a proper way to dispose of the film. You can just throw color film, black and white film in your trash bin at home. Once the film has been processed there really isn’t that much toxic materials on your film. B/W and color film does contain small amounts of silver in the material after its been processed but the amount is too little to worry about. Some of the silver has been removed while it was being processed in a lab.Certainly no worse than normal household cleaners, paints, etc.

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