The National Take Back Initiative allows individuals to turn in expired/unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposal at the Harrison Township Police Department.
Instructions are as follows:
HOW TO PREPARE ITEMS FOR DISPOSAL
All pharmaceutical drugs to be disposed of must be placed in a sealed container such as the original bottle or zip-lock bag.
Liquid pharmaceuticals should remain in the original container.
Personal information should be removed or marked out with a permanent marker.
YOU CAN DISPOSE OF:
Prescription and over-the-counter solid medications
Tablets and capsules
YOU MAY NOT DROP OFF:
Injectables, syringes, and needles (i.e. EpiPens)*; need to be taken to a healthcare professional’s office or a hospital for disposal.
Compressed cylinders or aerosols (e.g., asthma inhalers)
Alcohol & illicit drugs
Vape Collection Guidance:
DEA will collect vape pens or other e-cigarette devices from individual consumers only after the batteries are removed from the devices. It is important to stress that the DEA is not responsible for removing the batteries from the devices.
If the battery cannot be removed, individual consumers can check with large electronic chain stores that may accept the vape pen or e-cigarette devices for proper disposal.
Individual consumers may also contact their local Hazardous Materials Management Facility to determine if they accept these devices, and for additional guidance regarding proper