BC News Release May 2017

British Columbia, | May 26, 2017

May 9, 2017   For immediate release:   BC pharmacists help residents safely destroy 88.7 tonnes of household pharmaceutical waste   Pharmacists in British Columbia helped residents safely destroy 88.7 tonnes of expired or unused medications in 2016, reports the Health Product Stewardship Association (HPSA) which manages the Medications Return Program in the province. “Our […]

#FAQFridays

British Columbia, | May 26, 2017

#FAQFridays We are launching a new social medica outreach campaign, in association with the Recycling Council of British Columbia. For more information visit the links below and watch videos about #FAQFridays   https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL5t-QRzBSq4qNBS5QiaB3MhJcm1Hl1fTZ&v=YiKL-nSOArE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1udyAK4tW4

National News Release 2017

National, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   A staggering 386 tonnes of unwanted medications safely destroyed in 2016   Ottawa – Canadians and their pharmacists in four provinces have helped safely destroy a staggering 386 tonnes of unused or expired medications in 2016, says the Health Product Stewardship Association (HPSA) which manages medications return programs in British Columbia, […]

PEI News Release May 2017

PEI, | May 24, 2017

May 9, 2017   PEI pharmacists help residents safely destroy 6.8 tonnes of household pharmaceutical and sharps waste   Ottawa –Pharmacists on Prince Edward Island helped residents safely destroy 4.2 tonnes of expired or unused medications and 2.6 tonnes of sharps — needles, lancets and alike — in 2016 in the province’s first full year […]

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 — […]