Events: upcoming conferences and webinars

Lessons Learned from a Hospital Drug Take-Back Program

  • Date: Sept. 5, 11:30am-1pm Pacific
  • Location: webinar
  • Description: Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in America. In the midst of this crisis, hospitals can protect their patients and communities by providing convenient drug disposal. This webinar from the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) will feature best practices for running a drug take-back program at a hospital, informed by a six-month pilot project at five hospitals serving rural New York. A hospital pharmacist, doctor, and healthcare communications professional will share their experience and discuss motivations, challenges, and tips for safe drug disposal at hospitals.
  • Registration: www.productstewardship.us/events
North American Hazardous Material Management Association (NAHMMA) NW Chapter conference
  • Date: Sept. 17-19
  • Location: Tacoma, WA
  • Registration: nahmma.org
Coast Waste Management Association (CWMA) annual conference:
  • Date: Oct. 17-19
  • Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Registration: cwma.ca
Global Best Practices: Packaging EPR’s Role in Advancing the Circular Economy
  • Date: Oct. 31, 8-9:30am Pacific
  • Location: webinar
  • Description: , PSI will bring together three global experts to explain how successful packaging extended producer responsibility (EPR) systems work and the benefits they can deliver. The webinar will feature Joachim Quoden, Managing Director of the Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance; John Coyne, Vice President for Unilever Canada and Executive Chairman of the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance; and a representative of a high-performing European EPR organization.
  • Registration: www.productstewardship.us/events