Prescription Drug Take-Back, Gresham and East County: Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM

04/30/2011 - 10:00am
04/30/2011 - 2:00pm
Prescription Drug Take-Back, Gresham and East County residents: Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM. Info here!

When: Sat, Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Troutdale Police Department
141 SE Dora St
Troutdale OR
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Safely Dispose Of Unwanted Drugs

On Saturday, April 30, the DEA and its partners will hold the second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Daynationwide. Gresham and East County residents can drop off prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Troutdale Police Department, 141 S.E. Dora St., Troutdale.

The take-back service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Common drugs and personal care products

  • Cough Medicine
  • Prescription Medications/Pills
  • Aspirin
  • Vitamins
  • Lotion
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Cosmetics/Perfumes

While there is no evidence of risk to human health, these products contain compounds detected in trace amounts in aquatic systems even past the wastewater treatment plant. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average person daily will use nine personal care products containing 126 unique compounds that could end up in our water.

Visit Prescription Drug Take-Back Day City of Gresham website