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Things are always changing and improving so we frequently publish useful articles in this section. Here you can learn more about what you can do to help support Novak Sanitary Services in our unending mission to keep the greater Sioux Falls region clean and pristine.

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Battery Dangers and Proper Disposal

Most of us are so familiar and comfortable with batteries and our mobile devices we do not realize they can be very dangerous -- to us, our loved ones, our neighbors and our communities.

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Remove the Drug Temptation

Novak Sanitary is dedicated to safety and encourages everyone to clean out unused prescription drugs from their medicine cabinets. 

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Prescription Drug Take-Back on April 29

Accidental exposure to medications can be a problem in the United States and it’s often in homes with young children, so it’s important to dispose of expired and old medications in the home as they present an unnecessary health risk.

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Correct Prescription Drug Disposal Keeps Sioux Falls Safe with Medication Disposal Drop Boxes

At one point or another, we’ve all had to take prescription drugs for an illness or ailment. Sometimes we end up with extra or leftover medication. During the cold and flu season, it’s not uncommon to purchase over-the-counter medication and use only what we need until our bodies fight off the virus. This usually results in a half-empty package of cold and flu medication that becomes lost and tucked away during the months (possibly years if you’re healthy). It’s not safe or recommended to use any medication past the expiration date, so what should we do with our leftover medication? Proper prescription drug disposal and medication disposal can help the community and the environment.

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