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!
|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.