Unwanted/expired medication disposal day today

 

Allen County TRIAD

 

News relase from Allen County TRIAD:

Unwanted/expired medication disposal day today
Friday, September 25, 2015, 9am – 1pm

(September 22, 2015) – Flushing old pills down the toilet or throwing them into the trash can have serious consequences for drinking water and the environment. September 25th is the day to bring unwanted/expired medication in their original bottles or packages (no liquids accepted) to these select Walgreen’s locations for drop-off:

  • 5830 N. Clinton Street at St. Joe Center Road
  • 6202 W. Jefferson Blvd. at Getz Road
  • 6730 Bluffton Road at Lower Huntington Road
  • 330 W. State Street at Wells Street
  • 907 Lincoln Highway West at Brookwood (New Haven)
  • 10170 Maysville Road at Chapel Ridge
  • 1701 E. Paulding Road at South Anthony Blvd.
  • 1610 W. Cook Road at Lima Road
  • 5435 E. Dupont Road at Tonkel Road
  • 10211 Chestnut Plaza Drive at Scott Road (Chestnut Hills)
  • 11932 Lima Road at Carroll Road
  • 10412 Coldwater Road at Dupont Road
  • 2410 N. Coliseum Blvd. at East State Street
  • 6201 Stellhorn Road at Maplecrest Road
    • 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd. (Lutheran Hospital)

For those unable to make the Walgreen’s collection dates, there are also ongoing collection sites (for pills only) at:

  • Indiana State Police Post (5811 Ellison Rd.)
  • Fort Wayne Police (Edwin J. Rousseau Centre Lobby, One East Main St)
  • New Haven Police (815 Lincoln Highway East)
  • Allen County Sheriff (Huntertown Town Hall open from 8:30am-4:30pm)

Since the program started in 2003 there has been over 38,167 lbs. collected.

 

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