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 […]

Opioids for pain after surgery: Your questions answered!

National, | Mar 2, 2018

Opioids for pain after surgery: Your questions answered! For more information about Opioids after surgery, please visit ChoosingWisely or Opioidstewardship  SIGN UP FOR UPDATES Your ProvinceABBCMBNBNLNTNSNUONPEQCSKYT

NEW Recyclepedia App

National, | Feb 16, 2018

We our proud to introduce the Canada Recyclepedia App. The National App, available for both Iphones & Androids, provides users a list of the 10 nearest locations to recycle your unused/expires meds as well as full sharps containers, based on your location, as well as a Google map with directions. Both App’s provide the option […]

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 — […]

Student Summer Job Opportunity

National, | Apr 6, 2017

Administrative and Program Assistant – Student Summer Job Opportunity Health Products Stewardship Association – Ottawa, ON We’re looking for someone who can help with administration of our stewardship programs. You will play an important role in supporting the program coordinators and the administrative assistant. You’ll be responsible for day to day administrative support such as […]