How do pharmaceuticals end up in the environment ?
What is their impact on human health and how can we dispose of them properly ?
Click on your country to find out more information
By clicking on a country you can see a summary of how medicines disposal is arranged in that country and a link to national level information. The information refers to human medicines that have been meant for private use and have expired, become unusable or are not needed for other purposes (“pharmaceutical waste”), unless otherwise mentioned.
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