Proper Disposal of Post- Consumer Medication Returns

Ontario, | Mar 28, 2018

Find out more about our programs in the Winter 2018 issue of Pharmacy Connection by the Ontario College of Pharmacist on pg.30 This article has important informatio regarding safe disposal of controlled sustances returned by a member of the public. http://www.ocpinfo.com/library/pharmacy-connection/download/ocp_pharmacy…

**NEW** Sharps Collection Disposal Container

Ontario, PEI, | Mar 15, 2018

HPSA is proud to introduce New Sharps Disposal containers available in ON and PEI ONLY. Safely dispose of your used sharps devices by following these steps:  1-Recap needle and place into the approved sharp container offered free of charge at any participating pharmacy 2-Once the sharp waste has reached the designated fill line, snap lid closed […]

Ontario News Release May 2017

Ontario, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   For immediate release:   Ontario pharmacists help residents safely destroy 551 tonnes of household pharmaceutical and sharps waste   Ottawa – Nearly 4,000 pharmacists throughout Ontario helped residents in the province safely destroy 273 tonnes of expired or unused medications and 278 tonnes of sharps — needles, lancets and alike — […]

I Don’t Flush Public Awareness Campaign Launched in Ontario

Ontario, | Oct 17, 2014

TORONTO, ON — October 15, 2014 — Urging consumers to take a closer look at their water use habits, the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and the Clean Water Foundation (CWF) – in conjunction with The Regional Municipality of York Region, the Region of Peel and the Health Products Stewardship Association, launch the I don’t […]

Ontario Residents Return 750 Tonnes of Pharmaceuticals and Sharps

Ontario, | Sep 9, 2014

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 – Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA) is pleased to announce that Residents of Ontario returned 750 tonnes of pharmaceuticals and sharps from households for proper disposal between Oct. 1, 2012 and December 31, 2013. Almost 90% of the unused/expired pharmaceuticals and used sharps were returned by residents to retail pharmacies registered […]