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 […]

B.C. Medications Return Program Plan 2017

British Columbia, | Oct 31, 2016

The Health Products Stewardship Association recently renewed it`s program plan for 2017 and beyond. Please view the update plan by clicking on the link here.

Fish can’t say no to drugs, so #ReturnYourMeds

National, | Oct 17, 2016

In May, the BC Pharmacy Association partnered with the Vancouver Police Department, Metro Vancouver, London Drugs and the Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA) to urge the public to safely dispose of their medications to ensure they don’t get into the wrong hands or pollute the environment. Given the prediction by BC Health Minister Terry Lake […]

Notice of Public Consultation

British Columbia, | Oct 13, 2016

Notice of Public Consultation – BC Medications Return Stewardship Plan Renewal The Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA) will be holding public consultations regarding amendments to its stewardship plan renewals for the period of 2017 to 2021. In-person consultations will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Coast Waste Management Association conference at […]