Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Find a location to drop off your old or unused medicine.
If you rely on Social Security, you may be eligible for extra help with paying for prescription drugs. Apply online.
Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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).