News Clips

Below are stories that tell of the long-standing concerns that improper drug disposal has on our health and safety–for our children and for the environment.

“Drug mail-back initiative makes it easier to dispose of unused prescriptions,” FOX 6, December 1, 2016.

“Medical examiner: 4 children under age of 3 dead as a result of drug overdoses this year,” FOX 6, October 26, 2016.

“18 Wisconsin Walgreens stores now collect old, unused drugs,” WISN ABC 12, Sept. 22, 2016.

“Drugging the Environment,” The Scientist, August 1, 2015.

“Madison Mom Warns of Dangers of Improperly Disposed Medications,” WSAW-TV, October 19, 2012.

“Deerfield child’s death raises fears about accidental exposures to painkiller patches,” Wisconsin State Journal, June 18, 2012.


Coalition Press Releases

Below are links to press releases issued by the Take Back Your Meds Coalition.

“Take Back Your Meds Milwaukee lauds Walgreens’ drug drop boxes,” Sept. 22, 2016