Tag Archives: household hazardous waste

Walgreens tackles old meds

Walgreens is leading the fight against prescription drug abuse with new programs to help curb the misuse of medications and reduce the rise in overdose deaths. In the first ongoing national effort by a retailer, Walgreens has installed safe medication disposal kiosks in over 600 pharmacies across 45 states. Walgreens kiosks provide a
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We Love a Good Conference!

We look foward to spending time with our clients and partners at annual conferences held around the country each year. Here are some reflections from Eco Partners staff about this year’s Indiana Recycling Coalition Conference in Indianapolis. From Margot Gibson, staff writer: Meeting all of our
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Tire playgrounds, not tire piles

Each year, about 26% of discarded tires are ground up to create new surfaces for athletic fields, running tracks, and playgrounds or to be mixed into road asphalt. Another 62% are turned into other products or used as fuel. Overall, that’s about 88% of discarded
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