Have you ever been toodling along, singing a song, minding your own business, being green, and then having your bubble burst with the realization that you’ve been violating the earth unintentionally with a thoughtless act? Yeah, me too. Disposing of expired and unnecessary medicines was such a wake-up call for me.
Part of my problem is that I don’t take meds very often so it just doesn’t occur to me that they age and expire, and that I then need to “throw them away”. And in the rare case that I did throw something away it didn’t occur to me that it would be a problem for the planet, or my health.
My Bigger Half suffers migraines so has a bevy of medicines to help him cope with them. His meds do expire or become redundant and need to be disposed of. He has taught me to just flush them … Read More