Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Toxics and Areas of Concern
Annual grant progress report to EPA
Information and Education
The Contaminants of Emerging Concern Product Stewardship Initiative is a two-year cooperative effort to implement a comprehensive pharmaceutical and personal care products waste collection, awareness and education, and product stewardship program to prevent toxic discharges to the Great Lakes and improve water quality and wildlife and fish habitat. This initiative will expand the Wisconsin pharmaceutical waste mail back program throughout the states Great Lakes basin, support existing pharmaceutical waste working groups, initiate additional working groups in other Great Lakes states, and sponsor both local government and industry product stewardship dialogs that will lead to a model public policy program framework.