Northern Peninsula

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Medication can pollute our environment and water when sent to a landfill site or flushed down the drain.  Unused medication is considered hazardous waste and should be disposed of properly.

Norpen (Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board) – Collection Events

NorPen hosts annual household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events in sub-regions 2, 3 and 4.

Location: 173 West St #171, St. Anthony, NL
Phone: 709-454-3110

Sub Region 1 (Goose Cove – Boat Harbour) Landfill

NorPen operates the Sub-Region 1 Landfill, which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, scrap metal, electronic waste and household hazardous waste (HHW) such as oil, paint and batteries.

Location: Highway 430, 3 km north of St. Anthony; Servicing Goose Cove to Boat Harbour
Phone: 709-454-3110

Yellow Pages Listing – Pharmacies

Many pharmacies throughout the province provide puncture-proof sharps collection containers to their customers and take them back when full. Many pharmacies also collected expired medications. Call your local pharmacy to inquire about these services.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Phone: View a listing of Pharmacies in the Yellow Pages.

Think About It

Store expired medication in a safe place, out of reach of children, before returning them to an hazardous waste depot or pharmacy.