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Tips for Disposing Old Meds

One of the questions we get asked the most is, “What do I do with my old medicines?” The answer used to be flush everything down the toilet, but then water supplies became contaminated with the prescription drugs and it affected fish and other aquatic life.

There are several options for safe and responsible drug disposal:

Hope this info helps you reduce the amount of expired medicines in your home.

One more tip, when opening old bottles of medicines, make sure you open the bottles in an area of your home with excellent air flow. One day, after opening many bottles of expired meds, I ended up with a headache from the fumes or off-gassing of the decaying pills.

Good luck! Jeanne