GlaxoSmithKline Launches Inhaler Recycling Program; New Cone Communications Survey Says 92% Believe Breast Cancer Should Be Supported by Business - Health Minute for October 30, 2012

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GlaxoSmithKline has introduced a new program to help consumers recycle their empty GSK respiratory inhalers and keep waste out of landfills. The Complete the Cycle program is the first of its kind in the pharmaceutical industry and is being offered to community-based retail pharmacies in 31 U.S. markets. Currently, inhalers may not be recycled by curbside recyclers and go to landfills.

92 percent of Americans believe breast cancer is a critical cause for corporations to support, but just 26 percent feel companies have had a significant positive impact on the issue. Those figures are among the results of the 2012 Cone Communications Breast Cancer Trend Tracker. Another finding is that only 52 percent of consumers believe their individual breast cancer-related purchases make a difference.

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