Medical and pharmaceutical waste
Waste pharmaceuticals and other medical waste can be released into the environment through improper disposal. Long term exposure to pharmaceuticals in water supplies is a concern because may harm things that live in the water and humans. Improper disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals also increases the risk of drug abuse and accidental poisoning.
Colorado Hazardous Waste Regulations (6 CCR 1007-3).
Colorado Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Radiation Control (6 CCR 1007-1).