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Hg5 Snap Cap for Hg5 Collection Containers

Solmetex, a company that specializes in amalgam separation, has announced the launch of the Hg5 Collection Container SnapCap for use on all Legacy Hg5 Amalgam Separator Collection Containers.

“As an environmentally conscious company, Solmetex continually strives to reduce our impact on the environment, and the implementation of the new SnapCap will greatly reduce Solmetex’s carbon footprint by at least 40 percent,” the company said in a press release.

The SnapCap will replace the plastic white shipping sleeve that has been used to package and ship the Hg5 Collection Containers to the recycler.

According to the company, the new SnapCap is highly durable, easy to use and 100 percent recyclable.

“Solmetex is always striving to provide the customer with the best, most reliable product on the market,” said Lauren Nagel, vice president of finance & operations at Solmetex. “The SnapCap will provide stronger and safer shipping capability and easy-to-use handling, all while reducing plastic waste to the environment. It’s a win-win all around.”

The Solmetex product line provides the “Total Solution” for waste handling and recycling, along with certificates of compliance available online 24/7 at More information is available online, at, or by calling Solmetex at (800) 216-5505.

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