Brunswick farmers are invited to safely dispose of their livestock (including equine) medications

New Brunswick, | Nov 4, 2015

FREDERICTON, Nov. 2, 2015 /CNW/ – New Brunswick farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from November 2-13. CleanFARMS, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), is offering this program at no cost to farmers. “New Brunswick farmers are […]

Pharmaceuticals in wastewater target of NS sewage treatment study

Nova Scotia, | Sep 21, 2015

Researchers at Acadia University are researching new methods by which trace amounts of pharmaceuticals can be broken down by bacteria already present in wastewater at sewage treatment plants. Read the full article here.

Island Medications Return and Sharps Collection Programs

PEI, | Aug 17, 2015

The new Island Medications Return Program and Island Sharps Collection Program were officially launched at a press conference in Charlottetown on July 22, 2015. “It’s terrific that the Health Products Stewardship Association is now operating these excellent programs, in collaboration with the PEI Pharmacists Association and Island Waste Management Corporation, which are in line with […]

National Medicine Take-Back Campaign

National, | Aug 10, 2015

The Vernon Morning Star published a great article this past weekend detailing this year’s National Medicine Take-Back Campaign and the importance of returning your unused and expired medications. You can view the article here.

Shoppers Drug Mart partners with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada

National, | Jul 15, 2015

Shopper’s Drug Mart is partnering with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada for the National Medicine Take-Back Campaign for the third time. This year’s campaign, which allows Canadians to drop off expired or unused medication at their local pharmacy, will also include Loblaw Pharmacy, bringing the total number of drop-off locations to 1,800. This […]