Pharmaceutical Contaminants DEC Actions to Reduce Exposure Presentation to the Watershed Science and Technical Conference September 16, 2008 Resa A. Dimino Special Assistant Commissioner’s Policy Office. Proper Disposal of Pharmaceuticals: DEC Actions to Date.
Pharmaceutical ContaminantsDEC Actions to Reduce ExposurePresentation to the Watershed Science and Technical ConferenceSeptember 16, 2008Resa A. DiminoSpecial AssistantCommissioner’s Policy Office
Key Messages: Households
Key Messages: Hospitals & Institutions
Objective: Develop new guidance on pharmaceuticals disposal in institutions
Launched “Don’t Flush Your Drugs” campaign in August, 2008
Next Stage: Educate health care professionals