Don’t Flush Your Prescription Drugs Down the Toilet. Safely Deposit them this Saturday during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Pennsylvanians are urged to safely and anonymously dispose of prescription drug medications this Saturday, September 25 during the first National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
The event is an initiative of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, or DEA, with the cooperation of the PA State Police and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD).
Controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter drugs will be collected for disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 25. All solid dosage medications, such as tablets and capsules, will be accepted. However, intravenous solutions, injectable medications and needles will not be accepted.
For a list of local deposit sites, click here to connect to the D.E.A, Office of Diversion Control.