The NHS has often been described as 'unsustainable' but it is very rarely meant in the environmental way. But the concept of recycling is slowly being considered . . . with old medications. I certainly have a collection of odd packets from drugs I no longer take, and this article on the BBC suggests I am not alone! Recycling these spare drugs would save money and potentially energy too! I understand the safety concerns, but I would hope they could be overcome!
Read the full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17219584