Become a Member

PPSWG is comprised of producers of branded and generic prescription, non-prescription pharmaceutical products and sharps.

Membership in PPSWG and participation in MED-Project programs bring advantages in terms of shared-cost compliance and the ability to have input on the design of mandated take-back programs.  MED-Project serves as the stewardship organization designated by PPSWG producers to implement and operate mandated take-back programs. PPSWG members are required to pay PPSWG membership dues, as well as program participation fees for any jurisdiction-specific MED-Project programs in which they choose to participate.

PPSWG membership offers the following:

Compliance with Mandated Take-Back Programs

Membership in PPSWG provides producers the opportunity to participate in MED-Project programs in jurisdictions with mandated take-back programs.  MED-Project serves as the stewardship organization designated by PPSWG producers to implement and operate mandated take-back programs. Become a member of PPSWG and participate in MED-Project programs to ensure your company’s compliance with mandated household pharmaceutical products and sharps take-back programs.

Cost Sharing

PPSWG must authorize all expenditures related to MED-Project’s implementation of its take-back programs. PPSWG members select which jurisdiction-specific MED-Project programs they would like to participate in. They share the costs of the programs in which they are participants.

Transparency

PPSWG shares information about the costs of MED-Project’s operations with its members and develops cost-sharing formulas with the participation of PPSWG members.

Information

PPSWG regularly communicates with its members through its Weekly Bulletin and monthly Member Call. These tools contain industry updates, information on MED-Project activities, legislative and regulatory updates, and other relevant news affecting our members. PPSWG members also gain access to our members-only website, which contains additional resources available only to PPSWG.

PPSWG monitors and provides information on relevant drug take-back legislation and Regulations. Additionally, PPSWG provides formal comments on Regulations that impact MED-Project operations.

Structure & Dues

PPSWG members are required to pay PPSWG membership dues, as well as program participation fees for any jurisdiction-specific MED-Project programs the member chooses to participate in.

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Member Benefits

PPSWG Membership provides:

Compliance

  • The opportunity to participate in jurisdiction-approved MED-Project compliance programs. Participation in these programs demonstrates compliance to jurisdictions with mandated take-back programs
  • PPSWG provides members an on-line, secure compliance portal to efficiently select jurisdictions in which companies wish to participate in MED-Project take-back programs.

Information

  • Access to the PPSWG Members Only website.
  • Access to the Monthly Member Calls and information conveyed on these calls regarding pharmaceutical products and sharps take-back programs.
  • Access to the Weekly Bulletin which provides insights and updates on pharmaceutical products and sharps take back programs, upcoming compliance deadlines, pending legislation/regulations, and PPSWG & MED-Project activities.
  • Access to PPSWG and MED-Project staff.