Safe Medicine Disposal Information

Safe disposal refers to the manner in which unused, unwanted, or expired medications (ie. prescription Rx, over-the-counter, pet meds, etc.) can be removed from the home and disposed of in a safe way.   SOLID MEDICATIONS: – Leave medications in the container – Remove any personal information – Bring to your local Medicine Drop Box location   SYRINGE/NEEDLES: – Ask your pharmacist about safe needle disposal boxes. – Find a Safe Syringe Disposal Program near you.   LIQUID MEDICATIONS: – In a sealable bag or coffee can, make the medicine appear unattractive by mixing with coffee grounds or kitty litter. …