Medication

Western

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.

Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site

Western Regional Waste Management operates the Bay St. George Waste Disposal Site which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, yard waste and household hazardous waste (HHW), as well as recycling services for scrap metal.

Location: 14 Main Street, Bay St. George
Phone: (709) 632-2922 / 1-844-437-2922
Email: info@wrwm.ca
Web: www.wrwm.ca

Channel–Port aux Basques Waste Management Site

The Town of Channel–Port aux Basques operates the Channel – Port aux Basques Waste Management Site which offers disposal services for bulk waste, garbage and household hazardous waste (HHW) such as paint, oil and batteries.

Location: 67 Main Street, Channel-Port aux Basque
Phone: 709-695-2214
Email: info@portauxbasques.ca
Web: www.portauxbasques.ca

Wild Cove Waste Disposal Site

Western Regional Waste Management operates the Wild Cove Waste Disposal Site which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, scrap metal, yard waste and household hazardous waste such as batteries, oil and paint.

Location: Wild Cove
Phone: (709) 632-2922 / 1-844-437-2922

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.