Health Products Stewardship Association

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Collecting Used and Expired Medications in | Public

Newfoundland

Information for the Pharmacist

In addition to providing the public with safe disposal services for HHW, the program also raises awareness about the appropriate disposal of HHWs. Pharmaceuticals from residents only are accepted under the program as collection events are for residents only.

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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