[Pharmwaste] Trashing drugs is bad advice!
veoralittle at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 14:00:02 EDT 2017
Ed, you are going to put in a call to Dr. Azar today arn't you? Education,
Education, Education. She will appreciate it and do a repeat performance !!
*veoralittle at gmail.com <veoralittle at gmail.com>*
On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 1:50 PM, Ed Gottlieb <EGottlieb at cityofithaca.org>
> I was totally shocked to hear Dr. Natalie Azar promote trash disposal with
> kitty litter for unwanted medications on the Today Show. Starting at 3:23;
> The EPA, DEA, FDA, and many other federal and state agencies say that
> take-back programs are the preferred method of disposal and trash disposal
> should only be used as a last resort. Just yesterday, the acting
> The only stake-holders that promote trash disposal as the preferred method
> of disposal are PhARMA and disposal product manufactures.
> Please consider
> Ed Gottlieb
> Chair, Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal
> Board Member, New York Product Stewardship Council
> Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator
> Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility
> 525 3rd Street
> Ithaca, NY 14850
> (607) 273-8381
> fax: (607) 273-8433
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