Waste Reduction – Pharmaceuticals
This section of HERC provides a step-by-step approach for developing a pharmaceutical waste reduction program at healthcare facilities and pharmacies. Also presented, are specific waste reduction strategies that are based on real-life experience and are proven to work and additional resources that further explore this subject.
The information in this section was developed by the Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center (SHWEC) of the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension.
Healthcare facilities and pharmacies can reduce drug waste by using the following tools: