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Organization: Health Products Stewardship Association  
Phone Numbers: 613-723-7282
Toll-Free: 1-844-535-8889
Fax: 613-722-1626 * toll free: 1-855-228-2099
Email: info@healthsteward.ca
Website: www.healthsteward.ca
Address:
2255 St Laurent Blvd, Suite 330
Ottawa, ON
K1G 4K3
Intersection: St Laurent Blvd and Walkley Rd
Location: Ottawa
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Executives: Ginette Vanasse - Executive Director
ginette.vanasse@healthsteward.ca
Contacts: Adrien Landry - Operations Manager
alandry@healthsteward.ca
Nicole Vanasse - Administrative Assistant
ngvanasse@healthsteward.ca
Service Description: Administers the Ontario Medications Return Program (OMRP) and the Ontario Sharps Collection Program (OSCP) in many pharmacies in Ontario * encourages the efficient collection and safe disposal of unused or expired health products returned by the public in provinces having regulations requiring industry stewardship programs * list of local pharmacies or other drop-off sites for collection and returns is available on the website

Fees: None - for public returns of home-use medications and sharps
Application: Visit the website for locations to return unused and expired prescriptions, over the counter drugs, natural health products, and sharp medical devices * drop-in

Pharmacies interested in joining the OMRP and OSCP programs can dowload the form at http://www.healthsteward.ca/collection/ontario.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Ontario residents * clinics, doctors, hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmacies, etc are not eligible to dispose of their medical waste through these programs
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French publications and website
Area(s) Served:
Ontario  
See Also: Environmental Health
Medical Waste

This information was last completely updated on March 3, 2017

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