Put Waste in the Right Colored Bin

Improper disposal of meds and supplies can lead to steep fines...not to mention environmental harm and possible diversion.

Comply with any applicable regulations as well as your hospital's policies when disposing of pharmaceutical waste.

Hazardous waste. Federal law requires special disposal of certain hazardous meds (cyclophosphamide, nicotine, warfarin, etc). They're listed in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

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