Through his work with Teleosis Institute, Dr. kreisberg helped launch the Alameda County Medication Disposal Initiative, in partnership with Supervisor Nate Miley and the Alameda County Senior Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Workgroup. This initiative aimed to develop safe, convenient and environmentally responsible medicine disposal sites throughout Alameda County.
In August, Dr. Kreisberg completed an assessment of the program’s results to date. Since inception, close to 7 tons of unwanted household unwanted medicine has been disposed at the 31 current take-back sites in Alameda County. Costs of disposal are $2.00 a pounds for a total of $27,838.