Chapter 3: How to Hold a Successful Unwanted Medicine Collection Event
This section contains resources to help you plan and hold a medicine collection event for the public. It includes information on issues you should consider and barriers you might encounter when organizing a collection event. It provides a directory of waste managers; a list of potential partners who may be sources for funding, consultation or publicity; media tips and a sample press release; and day-of-the-event advice. It also discusses some of the regulatory requirements that you may need to consider when dealing with controlled substances and hazardous materials.
List of Potential Partners
This will get you started finding organizations and corporations that can help you with various aspects of running a collection event, from funding to publicity to consulting support.
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