Element Medicine Disposal System
Follow the six easy steps to dispose of prescription medications
using the Element Medicine Disposal System
Empty medication from its original packaging into the container (do not exceed line A printed on the container’s label)
Open MDS Powder Packet and pour powder into the container
Fill the container with water up to line B printed on the container’s label (For best results fill w/ water 1” above medicine level. Do not exceed line B)
Element Medicine Disposal System containers are provided by Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition in partnership with theUpper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (UVLSRPC) and Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste Management. The containers will be distributed by several local organizations. Funding is provided by UVLSRPC's USDA Connecticut River Valley Solid Waste Management Project. This project as a prevention strategy to address youth access to prescription drugs and the environmental impact of improper disposal.
The Prescription (Rx) drug drop boxes have been provided by the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition [BAPC] and theGreater Falls Prevention Coalition [GFPC] as a prevention strategy to address concerns of prescription drug misuse in Windham County, Vermont.