Health Products Stewardship Association

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Collecting Used and Expired Medications in | Public

British Columbia

Information for the Pharmacist

The British Columbia Medications Return Program (BCMRP) covers the costs associated with the responsible disposal of health products returned by the public through collection sites. The products covered under this program are:

  • All prescription drugs,
  • Over-the-counter Medications, and
  • Natural Health Products in oral dosage form. 

For more information on setting up your store(s) to collect returns, complete the Registration Form and fax it to us at 1-855-228-2099.

To receive and distribute information on the program complete and fax the Promo Order Form.

You can also consult our brochures by following the links.

To request a pick up complete the Service Request Form and fax it to 1-866-464-6661.

 

 

#FAQFridays 

We are launching a new social media outreach campaing, in association with the Recycling Council of British Columbia.

For more information visit the link below and watch the 30 seconds video about #FAQFridays 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1udyAK4tW4

 

Related Links

Pharmaceutical Stewardship Program - 2015 Report

Pharmaceutical Stewardship Program - 2014 Report

 

Please note: HPSA's 2017-2021 BC Medications Program Stewardship Plan will be posted on October 18, 2016.

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

Accepted

Note: Any of the following items that are unused, expired, in questionable condition, or missing labels

  • All Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter medications, oral dosage
  • Natural health products, oral dosage
 

Not Accepted

Please check with your pharmacist or household hazardous waste events for other products

  • Sharps, needles or syringes
  • Cosmetics
  • Empty pill bottles