The good news is, disposing of your old medications properly is easy! This Saturday, April 28th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Many police departments and city halls will be collecting unused medications. Find events near you in the DEA Location Finder. For a list of permanent Disposal Kiosks, visit the St. Charles County Government Prescription Drug Disposal page.
If you can't make it to an event, most medications can be thrown away in your regular household trash. Follow these basic steps from the FDA: