Sharps Compliance Corp.'s TakeAway Environmental Return System(TM) Envelope Solution Now Available at CVS/pharmacy
"Sharps is a leading provider of solutions for the proper handling and disposal of individuals' unwanted non-controlled prescription or OTC medications, and we are excited to add CVS/pharmacy to our growing list of retail partners," said
He concluded, "The TakeAway system is an ideal solution to address the problem of improper disposal of an estimated 200 million pounds of unused dispensed medications each year that adversely affect our water systems and expose our citizens to the risk of accidental and improper dosing."
The medication disposal envelopes are a part of Sharp's TakeAway Environmental Return System™ solution which facilitates the proper disposal of unused prescription and OTC medications, excluding controlled substances. To facilitate source reduction and improved outcomes, they are designed to be provided by healthcare professionals affiliated with retail or mail-order pharmacies, alternate care facilities and community programs. The solution consists of a variety of systems (including special-use envelopes as well as the 10 and 20-gallon return systems). All systems include return packaging with pre-paid shipping to the Company's treatment facility, where the systems are received by licensed law enforcement for appropriate tracking, reporting, effectiveness checks and assured witnessed destruction.
The Company's flagship product, the Sharps® Recovery System™ (formerly Sharps Disposal by Mail System®), is a comprehensive solution for the containment, transportation, treatment and tracking of medical waste generated outside the hospital and large health care facility setting. Its other products include the Sharps® MWMS™ (Medical Waste Management System), a comprehensive solution designed for rapid deployment in emergency situations and features the Sharps™ Recovery System™ and TakeAway System™ products combined with warehousing, inventory management, training, data and other services. Its TakeAway System™ is designed for individual consumers, retail or mail-order pharmacies, communities and facilities including assisted living, long-term care and correction operations to facilitate the proper disposal of unused dispensed medications.
More information on the Company and its products can be found on its website at: www.sharpsinc.com
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of
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