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Done with those pills? Just flush them down the toilet or throw them in the trash, right?
Not so fast: If you do, you could damage the environment or put a child at risk.
Fortunately, there is a better way to rid yourself of unneeded medicines, thanks to the Medicine Take Back Program, says Rachel Donnette, education and outreach specialist with Thurston County Environmental Health.