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Disposing of unused, unwanted, and expired medications
Once it was common practice to flush these medications (also known as pharmaceuticals) down the toilet. Your doctor or pharmacist may have directed you to do this. We now know that these substances are bad for our environment - the ground, water, and air around us.

So, what should you do?
There is no one answer that applies to all people in all parts of the United States. The disposal instructions presented on this Web site are intended only for areas served by the wastewater agency sponsors listed in the 'About Us' section. One very important thing everyone can begin with, however, is to take medications as directed and finish the prescription when directed to do so by your doctor. Use the links below to learn more.

National Take-Back Day
Coming Soon
April 26, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Website for the National Take-Back One-Day Event

Medications in The Environment
New Drug Drop Off Program
(Not for Commercial Use)
Live Outside this Service Area??

Find Out Where to Drop Off Your Unwanted Medication


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