Dispose of Prescription Drugs on April 27USA.gov sent this bulletin at 04/23/2013 07:10 AM EDT Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event runs from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
If you have unwanted prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines, this is a great opportunity to safely discard them.
Enter your ZIP code to find a collection site near you.
Properly disposing of medicines is important to human health and environmental protection.
- Don't flush medicines down the toilet or drain. Doing so could affect drinking water sources.
- Don't throw medicines directly in the trash. Doing so could lead to the poisoning of a child or pet, or drug abuse by a teen or adult.
- Do find out how to properly dispose of medicines (PDF).