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Medications collection again sets record at Pierce County Clean Sweep

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Another new record was set--this time for number of participants--in the collection of unwanted and unused pharmaceutical waste during this spring's Pierce County Clean Sweep.


A record-high 75 participants, including 72 residents and three businesses, delivered pharmaceutical waste to the April 17 event, according to a report from the county's solid waste department. There was also a record-high amount of controlled substances collected, at 25 pounds.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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