spring 2020 scholarships

Sharps Compliance has announced the Spring 2020 scholarship contest winners. First, second, and third prize winners are awarded $1,500, $1,000, and $750 scholarships, respectively.

Congratulations to our winners, and thank you to everyone who participated!

Prize Name School
First Mariah M. Indiana University
Second Kalrina F. West Coast University (Doral, FL)
Third Sophie H. The University of Arizona

Below is this semester’s topic on the EPA Pharmaceutical Rule.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized a new rule on pharmaceutical management, Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals. One tenet of the new rule eliminates the intentional sewering of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals (HWP). Why is stopping this practice in the healthcare sector so important? Please promote discussion on stopping the sinking and trashing of all pharmaceutical waste in your response.