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Pharmaceutical waste is any expired, unused, contaminated or discontinued drugs (also known as medicines or chemicals) that can no longer be used for humans or animals. This waste is considered hazardous.

There are a number of ways for residents and businesses to dispose of prescription medicine or pharmaceutical waste properly. For detailed instructions for disposal including a frequently asked questions section, please visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection website.

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