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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.

Articles in the News, Related Research, Resources, and Random Bits of Info - Oh My!

Daily, I (Erin) am scouring the web, social media, listservs, research publications, trying to discover (and keep up with!) what's happening in the world of pollution prevention as it relates to...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 9:25AM on 1/30/2015
Categories: In the News

Our Pollution Prevention Minute video series is back, and your FAQs are answered!

Our “ Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Pollution Prevention Minute ” video series is back, and in this episode we a take a bit longer than the usual minute (or two) to answer some of the m...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 11:49AM on 1/20/2015
Categories: Pollution Prevention Minute

Pet's not too late to take the PPCP survey

We love our pets. In fact, 68 percent of households own pets as of 2012, according to the American Pet Product Association (APPA). APPA predicts that we will spend close to $60 billion this year on our pets, and a sizable chunk of that will be for pharmaceuticals and personal care products. For a variety of reasons, these medicines and shampoos don't necessarily get used up. What h...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 9:36AM on 1/9/2015
Categories: In the News Latest Research Resources

Community Spotlight shines on Champaign Police Department

Box Installed: May 24, 2013 Box Location: 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820 For more information: (217) 351-4545   Last May , three l...

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Posted by Erin Knowles at 11:25AM on 1/5/2015
Categories: Collection Programs Community Spotlight Resources