The Telegram: St. John’s startup hits milestone in extracting pure active ingredient from old drugs

You recycle your beverage containers and cardboard, and even your electronics. But what about your drugs?

A St. John’s company is well on its way to making them recyclable, too.

Unbound Chemicals was incorporated last year, although it took about three years to get the research and planning underway.

“You need a bit of a runway before you can take a go at it,” founder and chief executive officer Blaine Edwards said in an interview Friday.

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