If there comes a time in your life when you finally decide you no longer need those best fat burners that you have been taking, please know that you need to dispose of them properly.
Generally, it is not safe to flush old medications or medications for that matter. These pills that are flushed down the toilet can get into groundwater. If you opt to discard them the more traditional way (in a regular garbage) there is a possibility of trash foraging by curious kids and drug addicts.
So, what is the safer way to dispose pills?
- You can transfer pills from their bottle and put them in a covered container or zip-top bag. Mix them with old coffee grounds or cayenne pepper to put off people.
- If you’re getting rid of liquid pill, you should also transfer them. Then add in cat litter, sand or sawdust to solidify and seal properly.
- Don’t forget to black out personal info on empty pill bottles.