Medicine Collection Event Workshop and Hands on Training

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in association with the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), will hold a half-day educational workshop on conducting a Medicine Collection Event.  The workshop will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Clearwater, Florida.


Hands on Training:  For those participants that have an interest, the following day (April 22) from 11 am to 3 pm we will be conducing an actual medicine collection event at the Costco’s located at the Clearwater Mall, 2655 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, Florida.



Friday, April 21 • 1 pm to 3 pm



Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clearwater
2580 Gulf to Bay Blvd. (US 19 N.)
Clearwater, Florida


Who should attend:

  • Solid Waste Directors

  • Recycling Coordinators

  • Household Hazardous Waste Coordinators

  • Law Enforcement Officials

  • Keep America Beautiful Affiliates


What you will learn:

  • Event Set-up

  • Event Promotion

  • Volunteer Coordination

  • Proper Disposal

  • Law Enforcement Involvement

  • Event Operations and Logistics



$25 per person


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