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Date:
October 23, 2021
Time:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Time Details:
Please do not arrive prior to the start of the event
Location:

Elm Avenue Park

Address:
261 Elm Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Cost:
FREE
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Drug/Pharmaceutical Take Back Day, Saturday 10/23 at Elm Ave Park 10-2

Saturday, October 23, 2021

This event will take place at the Elm Avenue Park from 10 AM to 2 PM. Everyone may participate and the program is anonymous. Please read for acceptable items and further details.

Bring expired/unwanted medications for safe disposal.  Elm Avenue Town Park from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (rain or shine).

Everyone may participate and the program is anonymous.

Date is set by the DEA as our event coincides with National Drug Take Back.  Check the Town website calendar in early fall.

What you can dispose:

  • Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter substances in pill, liquid and powder form
  • Medication in its original container or removed from its container can be disposed of directly into the disposal boxes
  • If disposing in original container, you are encouraged to remove identifying information from the label (but that is not required)

 What CANNOT be disposed:

  • Sharps, syringes or hypodermic instruments – WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (for more information on safe sharps disposal, please visit the Recycling Department's FAQs #9)

NEVER flush medications down toilets or drains.  If you cannot make this event or for more information on safely disposing medications, please visit the Recycling Department's Frequently Asked Questions #10.

PLEASE DO NOT SHOW UP PRIOR TO THE START TIME FOR THE EVENT.

A complete list of DEA approved drug take back sites can be found at: https://takebackday.dea.gov/

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