Posted April 1st, 2011 in Healthy Waters, News
Residents in 36 Wisconsin counties will be able to dispose of unwanted drugs and help keep the Great Lakes cleaner just by using the postal system.
“Get the Meds Out,” a program developed by the University of Wisconsin Extension, will allow residents in counties whose watersheds empty into either Lake Michigan or Lake Superior to send unwanted prescription medications to a facility in Maine for safe disposal.
The benefits are two-fold: Residents get the prescription drugs out of the house and the drugs stay out of the state’s water supply. Read more.