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The 4th of July is coming up and many of us celebrate with fireworks. While fireworks can be fun, they can also be very dangerous. It is important to follow your local laws regarding use and firework safety guidelines .
Novak Sanitary is dedicated to safety and encourages everyone to clean out unused prescription drugs from their medicine cabinets.
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.
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.