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Environmental Protection Agency

EPA pharmaceutical waste rule examined

EPA pharmaceutical waste rule examined

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed steps to streamline the process surrounding the disposal and handling of hazardous pharmaceutical waste for all health care facilities that dispense pharmaceuticals as set forth by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). While the intent of the proposed rule is fundamentally solid, it raises several red flags

Retail groups comment on EPA waste management rules

Retail groups comment on EPA waste management rules

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), Food Marketing Institute, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, National Grocers Association and National Retail Federation have submitted comments on proposals by the Environmental Protection Agency to update waste management regulations that may impact retailers’ handling of unsold consumer products and pharmaceuticals.​ RILA said Tuesday that