Medication Take Back - September 29, 2012


Got Drugs? 
 Turn in your unused or expired medication
for safe disposal!
Saturday, September 29, 2012
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Park Ridge Police Department
200 South Vine Avenue
Acceptable Items
Expired or unwanted prescription medications
Over the counter medications
Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements
Veterinary Medications
Homeopathic remedies
Prescription Bottles
The public should bring the medications in their original bottles or containers.
Black-out Personal Information?
Using black markers, individuals should black out their information as well as
their doctors information, but do not black out the medication name. This is
necessary to catalogue the medications.
NO Medical Waste
Take-Back programs do not accept medical waste. What is considered medical waste?
i. Needles/Sharps (excluding EpiPens)
ii. Thermometers
iii. IV bags
iv. Bloody or infectious waste
v. Personal care products
What other substances are NOT acceptable
vi. Hydrogen peroxide
vii. Empty containers
viii. Business waste
ix. Aerosol cans

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