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Rx for Action

A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

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Medical assistants learning about pharmaceutical stewardship

Whether pills, patches, or liquids, managing pharmaceutical waste isn't just a matter of disposing of expired or unwanted medication properly. Even more attention has to b...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 3:30PM on 8/8/2012
Categories: In the News Resources

Stewardship Project

Kimiko Pettis wins Sea Grant PPCP Stewardship Award for classroom PPCP projects

Seventh-grade teacher Kimiko Pettis participated in this year's Windy City Earth Force project in partnership with Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Calumet Environmental Education Program at The Field Museum, where she learned about the GLRI-funded Stewardship Project Contest (PDF). Ms. Pettis was sele...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 2:17PM on 8/7/2012
Categories: For Teachers In the News

September 29th: Household hazardous waste collection event to be held in Champaign-Urbana

The Illinois EPA will conduct a free, one-day household hazardous waste (HHW) collection in Champaign-Urbana on Saturday, September 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have been accumulating unwanted medicine, paint, florescent light bulbs, batteries or other HHW, you can drop it off at the News-Gazette Distribution Center on Apollo Drive in Champaign on September 29th. List of accepted it...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 9:27AM on 8/6/2012
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Single-day Events