How to Reduce Inhaler Waste?
How do I dispose of my inhaler?
- Return your used or unwanted inhaler to a pharmacy.
- Your pharmacy will arrange for environmentally safe disposal.
- Spacers cannot currently be recycled.
- Please dispose of these safely.
Did you know?
- When your pressurised metered dose inhaler is empty it still contains propellants that are powerful greenhouse gases which contribute to global warming.
- Help reduce global warming - return your used aerosol inhalers to your pharmacy for environmentally safe disposal.
- You don't have to order your inhalers every month if you already have enough stock!
What do I need to do?
- Always check your inhaler stock, before you order more.
- Only tick or request the inhalers you will run low on in the next month.
- It's ok to order your inhalers at different intervals.
- You may run low at different times due to how often you use them and the number of doses they contain.
- Return your used or unwanted inhalers to the pharmacy for environmentally safe disposal.
Published: Feb 21, 2023
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