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Question by Ms Irene Quay Siew Ching: To ask the Minister for the
Environment and Water Resources what is the correct disposal method for
household pharmaceutical waste consisting of cytotoxics, antibiotics and
Answer by Minister:
Generally, household pharmaceutical
waste, including those consisting of cytotoxics, antibiotics and controlled
drugs, can be safely disposed of together with household general waste. All our
household waste is collected by licensed waste collectors and safely
incinerated at our waste-to-energy incineration plants before the ash is
landfilled at Semakau Landfill.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2019
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