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www.greenvillesc.gov/297/Medication-Disposal

Medication. Flushing medication down the toilet is now discouraged as it poses a threat to human health and the environment. You should dispose of unwanted medication in your household trash by following these steps: Keep the medicine in its original container. The labels may contain safety information and the caps are ...

www.nj.gov/dep/dshw/rrtp/disposal.pdf

Over the counter and prescription medications should not be disposed down the drain because waste- water treatment facilities are not designed to remove pharmaceutical compounds and they may end up in your local waterways, and may eventually be found in drinking water. Properly disposing of unwanted and expired ...

www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/trash-and-recycling/recycling/recycling-directory-dropoff-locations.html#!rc-cpage=41214

The Colorado Household Medication Take-Back Program offers FREE drop-off locations which accept prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications and controlled substances (e.g. Percocet, Vicodin, Xanax, Ritalin and Adderall) for proper disposal. The Take-Back Project is a network of secure boxes for the ...

recycling.arlingtonva.us/household-hazmat/unwanted-medications

Unwanted medications, whether over-the-counter or prescription, should be disposed of with your regular trash.

www.austintexas.gov/drugs

Is your medicine cabinet filled with drugs or medications you no longer use? Do you have excess, inherited, or expired prescription or over-the-counter drugs? Learn how to properly dispose of pharmaceutical items. Proper disposal of medicines prevents poisoning of children or pets and misuse of medication.

www.livescience.com/20359-medications-belong-trash.html

May 16, 2012 ... Placing those old unused prescriptions that have piled up in your medicine cabinet in the trash is the least harmful way to get rid of them, a new study suggests. Take-back and incineration programs are expensive, create emissions, and not many people know about them or use them, so that's not the best ...

environment.westchestergov.com/medications

Any prescription or over-the-counter pills, liquids, ointments, and lotions as well as pet medications can be disposed with household garbage according to the proper protocol laid out by the New York State Department of Conservation: Mix medications (do not crush tablets or capsules) with water and then add salt, ashes, ...

www.scottsdaleaz.gov/police/drug-disposal

In partnership, the Scottsdale Police and Fire Departments have developed an effective, convenient and environmentally responsible prescription drug disposal program. This program is designed to assist the public in the safe and proper disposal of their unused and unwanted prescription medication, and to help decrease ...

www.cabq.gov/police/programs/pharmaceuticals

Medications may also be disposed at any of the six area command substations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Foothills Area Command 12800 Lomas NE, (505) 332-5240; Northeast Area Command 8201 Osuna NE, (505) 823-4455; Southeast Area Command 800 Louisiana SE, (505) 256-2050; Valley Area ...