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DETERRA WINS 2021 SEAL BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

The Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal System won a 2021 SEAL Business Sustainability Award.

Deterra was honored in the Sustainable Product category, which recognizes innovative products designed for a sustainable future.

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5 TIPS FOR HELPING A LOVED ONE IN RECOVERY OVER THE HOLIDAYS

Holidays can be joyful, fun-filled celebrations — and they can also be full of pitfalls and setbacks for anyone in recovery from drug or alcohol misuse. While families gather for festivities, those struggling with these issues may find themselves in situations where emotional triggers make staying on the road to sobriety difficult.

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HELPING OTHERS OVERCOME SUBSTANCE ABUSE CHALLENGES

SAFE Project cofounder Admiral Sandy Winnefeld and executive director Brandee Izquierdo join the Addiction Podcast to talk about helping others overcome drug misuse issues.

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HOW TO FIGHT SUBSTANCE MISUSE IN THE MILITARY COMMUNITY

While it’s important to commemorate all that veterans have achieved for our country, this is also a time to remember the struggles many of our military comrades face year-round, including substance misuse and the stigma surrounding it.

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Teen leads effort to address drug abuse

Vinayak Menon aims to safely dispose of one million unused pills in the Atlanta metro. In October, Menon joined forces with the national Gone for Good campaign led by nonprofit SAFE Project to distribute at-home disposal pouches to U.S. households.

So far, Menon has distributed 3,750 drug deactivation and disposal pouches to local community organizations — enough to get rid of nearly 330,000 pills — and will continue the effort till he reaches his target.

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$50K grant helped cut Fairfield opioid deaths in half

Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches were distributed in Fairfield County, South Carolina through a State Opioid Response (SOR) grant.

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Manley launches pilot program for free drug disposal kits

Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal kits will be provided at 12 locations in Joliet through a pilot program to combat the opioid crisis.

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ESG LEADERS RECOGNIZED AT 2021 SEAL BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

The Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal System has been awarded a 2021 SEAL Business Sustainability Award. Deterra was honored in the Sustainable Product category, which recognizes innovative products designed for a sustainable future.

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CEO Corner: Safe for the Holidays

Verde Technologies CEO Jason Sundby discusses how deactivating and disposing of unused drugs prior to the holidays can help prevent medication misuse.

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5 tips for helping a loved one in recovery over the holidays

Learn how simple steps like disposing of unused drugs can help support loved ones in recovery over the holidays.

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Safe disposal of unwanted medications

Garrett County Health Department offers Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to help residents safely dispose of unused medications.

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