Friday, October 16, 2020

PA Resources Council: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 24

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration
October 24 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Unwanted and expired medications, both prescription (non-controlled, controlled substances) and over-the-counter, in tablet, capsule, ointment, inhaler, powder, cream, or patch form can be disposed of at participating locations.  [No sharps or needles.]

Drop Off Locations

The state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs helps maintain permanent prescription drug drop-off boxes throughout Pennsylvania.  Click Here to find a location near you.

The DEA also has a list of available Drug Take Back Day drop locations.  Click Here to find a location.

Visit PRC's Drug Take Back Day webpage for more.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Resources Council website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates, follow PRC on Twitter or Like them on FacebookClick Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.

PRC is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization founded in 1939.

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[Posted: October 16, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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