Wednesday marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Since its inception, the movement has sparked a vast outpouring of support and this year was no exception.
As the nation celebrates the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, the National Community Pharmacists Association announced that the student team from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy won its recent student video competition on the Dispose My Meds program.
Earth Day is April 22. So it's as good a time as any to look at one aspect of community pharmacy that gets far less attention than such issues as managed care reimbursements or medication therapy management, but nonetheless is a key service provided by some pharmacists and a benefit to communities and the environment.
The National Community Pharmacists Association on Thursday encouraged community pharmacists to demonstrate their role as a respected and knowledgeable resource on all aspects of medications, from dispensing to disposal, in preparation for Earth Day, which falls on April 22.
Safeway has partnered with the Go Green Initiative, an organization that supports environmental stewardship among schools, families, governments and businesses, to launch the first annual Go Green Glogster Earth Day contest.
In celebration of Earth Day and as part of its commitment to incorporating sustainable practices into its day-to-day business operations, Harris Teeter announced it has aligned with vendors to offer promotions that will reward customers for their green decisions.
In recognition of Earth Day, Publix Super Markets on Monday pledged to donate 50 cents per pound, up to $40,000, to Sustainable Fisheries Partnership when customers purchase any wild domestic shrimp from April 17 to 27.
In anticipation of Earth Day 2011 on April 22, the National Community Pharmacists Association is encouraging community pharmacists to demonstrate their role as a respected and knowledgeable resource on all aspects of medications, from dispensing to disposal, the association announced Thursday.