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Disposal of Unwanted Medicines—A Resource for Action in Your Community

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Approximately 4,600 tons of pharmaceuticals and personal care products are discarded annually in the U.S., making their way into our local rivers and lakes, damaging surrounding ecosystems. This “tool kit” is designed for communities that want to create pharmaceutical collection programs.

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