Educate Techs and Nurses on New Hazardous Waste Disposal Standards
You'll see changes to your institution's med disposal policies...due to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is tightening standards to reduce hazardous WASTE in our water. This includes meds that are corrosive, ignitable, reactive, or toxic.
This is NOT the same as USP Chapter <800>...which focuses on reducing hazardous MED exposure in healthcare settings.