Pharmaceutical waste

picture of pharmaceutical waste

How to sort

  • Place any medicines containing iodine (e.g. Betadine, iodine tablets) in a separate see-through bag
  • Tablets and capsules in their own medicine strips or as separate pieces in a see-through, tightly sealed plastic bag
  • Liquid medicines, creams and sprays in their own containers
  • Mercury thermometers packaged, broken ones in a tightly sealed package.

Take pharmaceutical waste to any pharmacy free-of-charge.