Collection of unwanted drugs leads to cleaner waterways

Working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) collected 237 pounds of unwanted pharmaceuticals that are often mistakenly deposited in toilets and drains and destined for local waterways. In conjunction with the DEA Chicago Field Division, the MWRD hosted the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on …

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Elastec Drug Terminator demonstrated for Rockford Police Department

A demonstration of the Drug Terminator was performed Monday, August 17, 2015 at Elastec’s facility in Carmi, IL for Lieutenant Scott Oswald and Sergeant Kristin McLester of the Rockford Police Department. Jeremy Pretzsch, Elastec incinerator sales manager, was on hand to show the advantages of the portable incinerator. Illinois State Representative John Cabello (District 68), …

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States considering legislation for incineration of drug takeback programs

The ELASTEC Drug Terminator is a safe, efficient way to dispose of released drug evidence and medication collected during drug take back programs. The portable incinerator is currently used by police departments across the country to keep drugs off our streets and out of our water supply by reducing them to ash. Legislation is being …

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North Carolina Drug Terminator Incinerates Prescription Drugs on the Spot

Justin Ward, jward@wdbj7.com POSTED: 07:10 PM EST Nov 05, 2014 UPDATED: 07:19 PM EST Nov 05, 2014 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. Next time you bring your unwanted or outdated prescription pills to Eden near Danville, they’ll be disposed of on the spot. Rockingham County, North Carolina recently bought a Drug Terminator. Later this week it will …

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Portable incinerators used to dispose of infectious diseases

Environmentally safe ELASTEC MediBurn to control Ebola spread

Elastec/American Marine Sales Manager, Jeremy Pretzsch has been busy fielding inquiries about MediBurn, a portable medical waste incinerator, as a weapon in the fight to help curb the spread of Ebola. Pretzsch recently discussed the advantages of the ELASTEC MediBurn with a United Nations representative regarding the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and …

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