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FREE! KEWAUNEE COUNTY

MEDICATION AND SHARPS

COLLECTION EVENT.

 

Kewaunee County

September 7, 2013

8:30 am to 11:30 am

Highway Department Hillside Shop

E2180 Hwy 54, Casco

 

Accepted

· Human Prescription meds

· Over-the-counter meds

· Pills and Capsules

· Sharps containers or approved containers with proper labeling.

(example:high grade plastic jug such as a laundry container with cover.  NO milk or beverage containers)

                                

 

   Not Accepted

· Biological waste

· Institutional Health Care waste

· Aerosols/inhalers

· Animal prescription meds

· Chemo Therapy drugs

 

Why is this important?

 

· Medications can get in the hands of children and pets and poison them.

· Medications are polluting lakes, streams and soils

· Municipal water treatment and home septic systems do not filter out these substances

· Pill bottles left in the trash can lead to identity theft

 

Please put your pills in a plastic bag.  NO bottles or containers

 

Questions? Call Kewaunee County 920-845-9702


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