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southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/health-topics/medication-disposal.php

Proper Medication Disposal. Proper disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medication will protect the environment and ensure medication doesn't end up in the wrong hands. Improperly discarded medications can pollute our water supply and affect fish and wildlife. The Partnership for a Drug-Free America reports ...

www.nodrugsdownthedrain.org/NoDrugs/disposal.asp

Proper disposal of unwanted medications helps protect the environment, your family, and your community. If you have expired, unused, or unwanted household medications, please take them to one of the locations below: 1. Take your medications to a drug drop-off box, located at Los Angeles County Sheriff's Stations and ...

www.livescience.com/20359-medications-belong-trash.html

May 16, 2012 ... Placing those old unused prescriptions that have piled up in your medicine cabinet in the trash is the least harmful way to get rid of them, a new study suggests. Take-back and incineration programs are expensive, create emissions, and not many people know about them or use them, so that's not the best ...

environment.westchestergov.com/medications

Any prescription or over-the-counter pills, liquids, ointments, and lotions as well as pet medications can be disposed with household garbage according to the proper protocol laid out by the New York State Department of Conservation: Mix medications (do not crush tablets or capsules) with water and then add salt, ashes, ...

www.mesaaz.gov/residents/solid-waste-trash-recycling/prescription-medication-disposal

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), most drugs can be disposed of in your regular household trash but consumers should take certain precautions before tossing them out. Always remember to follow any specific disposal instructions that accompanies your medication. Do not flush prescription or ...

chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/08/08/walgreens-medication-disposal-kiosks

Aug 8, 2016 ... There are now 45 sites across Illinois where people can discard of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and other controlled substances.

www.lakecountyil.gov/581/Prescription-Drug-Disposal-Box-Program

The Lake County Sheriff's Office and several local police departments have prescription drug disposal boxes to take back your expired or unused prescription drugs. Unused prescription drugs that remain in home medicine cabinets are highly susceptible to abuse, creating a public health crisis. Dispose of your unused and ...

floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/pharmaceutical-waste-management

Jun 13, 2017 ... Pharmaceutical Waste Management for HomeownersDo not flush your medicines down the toilet or down the drain. Use a disposal site or collection event when available, or dispose of old medications in the trash. Disposal Sites Or Collection EventsDEA National Take Back Initiative - The DEA (Drug ...

www.rcwaste.org/waste-guide/medication

Although flushing medication was a common practice used in the past, new studies show that prescription and over-the-counter drugs are not completely removed when passing through waste water treatment plants. Harm to marine and plant life can be caused by improper disposal. Drug abuse isn't just about street drugs, ...