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Posted on: May 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Safely Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Safe Disposal of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

In an effort to help keep unwanted prescription drugs out of the hands of children and out of our drinking supply, the Boca Raton Police Services Department has a collection receptacle in our lobby. Anyone can stop by the lobby during regular business hours and deposit expired or unwanted prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Prescriptions
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins
  • Samples
  • Medications for pets
  • Ointments
  • Lotions
  • Liquid medications in glass or leak-proof containers

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Needles
  • Thermometers
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Bulk medication from businesses or clinics
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Aerosol cans
  • Inhalers

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