People are familiar with recycling, using reusable containers, coffee cups and water bottles to cut down on waste products, and carpooling to leave a smaller carbon footprint. However, many people are unaware of the dangers they could be posing to the environment by flushing or throwing away unwanted, old or expired medicine. Caroline Bologna of HuffPost spoke with several experts—including Sarah Zack, pollution prevention specialist for Illinois Indiana Sea Grant and University of Illinois Extension—and wrote an article covering the issue: “How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medication.”
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