Disposal of old drugs
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Altmedikamente müssen über die Hausmülltonne entsorgt werden. Sie dürfen nicht über die Toilette entsorgt werden.
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Preconditions

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Important instructions
  • Separate waste! The cardboard box and the instruction leaflet in the blue paper bin, medicine residues in the gray residual waste bin.
  • Never pour medication down the toilet or down the sink!
  • The sewage treatment plants cannot or only slightly break down active substances such as hormones or antibiotics.
  • "Hide" medicines in the trash so that children do not mistake them for sweets.
  • Bring hazardous or unknown waste to the recycling center or to the mobile hazardous material collection facility.
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Related Links

  • Municipal waste / recycling
  • Correct disposal of old drugs
  • Dispose of old drugs - Flyer
  • Old medicines belong in the residual waste - Flyer (easy language)
  • City cleaning Hamburg - recycling yards - mobile collection of problematic substances
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Last update or date of publication
01.01.2020