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

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Six easy ways to reduce pharmaceutical waste

I spend a lot of time talking with communities about how to set up medicine take-back programs. As valuable as those programs are, they deal with the issue of pharmaceutical waste on the back end. And the best pollution prevention strategies always start at the beginning. Because the cheapest way to dispose of waste is not to create it in the first place.

So I also talk to people a lot about easy things they can do to make sure they won't have any unwanted medicine to deal with. Want to know more? IISG has a great article today on six easy steps we can all take to keep medicine out of the water.

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 1:09PM on 9/22/2014
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