Category Archives: Medicine

Top Ten Recycling Tips from Think Outside The Bin

THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN “Think Outside The Bin:  Discard your common household items, help your neighbor, help your earth” was written with a vision of making a difference in America’s homes and landfills.  In celebration of our success, we offer … Continue reading

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Expired HIV and AIDS Medicine Can Be Recycled

RECYCLED AIDS MEDICATION PROGRAM (RAMP) At the Recycled Aids Medication Program, they gather unused medicine for the treatment of AIDS and HIV and deliver it to sick patients in need. At RAMP, they accept medications one year PAST their expiration … Continue reading

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Drop off old medications

OPERATION MEDICINE DROP What should you do with old, outdated or no longer needed medications?  Look for local opportunities with your fire department, hazardous waste facility and recycling departments, where you can drop them off for proper disposal.  Always remember … Continue reading

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21 Ways to Recycle Medicine Bottles

ABOUT MY PLANET About My Planet gives you a list of 21 ways to recycle empty prescription bottles. Their tips include ideas for storage, donation, art and crafts and reuse. http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/daily-green-tips/recycle-prescription/ Household Hacker has a step-by-step YouTube video that shows you how to turn … Continue reading

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Don’t flush old medicine

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY EPA provides the U.S. Federal Guidelines on how to dispose of medications properly in the United States. http://www.epa.gov/ppcp/

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