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How to Safely Dispose of Unused Medications

How to Safely Dispose of Unused Medications

The State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) reports that low levels of pharmaceuticals are present nearly everywhere in our environment. Unused medications are known to enter our environment through excretion from animals and humans, disposal of unused drugs in toilets or landfills, and wastewater treatment systems. Further, the DEQ says that most wastewater…