Walgreens’ Rick Gates discusses Stericycle’s role in its safe medication disposal program with Environmental Leader

By: Stericycle

Rick Gates, Walgreens senior vice president of pharmacy and healthcare, recently spoke with Environmental Leader magazine about partnering with Stericycle Environmental Solutions for its safe medication disposal program.

How did Walgreens dispose of more than 155 tons of unwanted medication in just 18 months? With the help of Stericycle Environmental Solutions’ award-winning medication collection kiosks, of course.

A first of its kind national effort by a retailer, Walgreens’ program provides a safe and convenient way for consumers to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications at no cost through Stericycle Environmental Solutions’ medication collection kiosks.

Click here to read the article in its entirety to discover why Walgreens was inspired to create this program and how Stericycle Environmental Solutions has been an integral part to its success.