Drug Take-Back Programs are the Top Choice for Safe Medicine Disposal

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Go green, Sewage pollution facts, Stormwater systems

Water conservation

The United States produces roughly 30% of all waste in the entire world, according to some estimates, and the waste comes from a number of different sources. For instance, the average office employee wastes some 360 pounds that could be recycled every year and bottled drinking water containers are a major pollutant in the Pacific Ocean. But one thing that people don’t often consider is medical waste that does not get disposed of properly. Using the correct medication disposal methods is important for keeping harmful contaminants out of the environment and, nowadays, doing so is easier than it has been in the past.

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