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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.

New Consortium on PPCPs in the Environment Launched at the University of Illinois

The occurrence of emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and steroid hormones inĀ  waterways has been recognized as a pressing environmental issue. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) have organized a consortium of researchers and individuals interested in working together to advance...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 3:43PM on 9/26/2015
Categories: In the News Latest Research Resources Workshops & Events

Purdue pharmacy now accepts unwanted medicine

On September 10, the Purdue University Retail Pharmacy became the latest participant in IISG's multi-state effort to help communities properly dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted pharmaceuticals . This is the first pharmacy-based collect...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 11:08AM on 9/11/2015
Categories: Collection Programs In the News Resources