Prescription and Nonprescription Drug Disposal

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The City of Richardson does not have it's own ongoing Drug Take Back program, please use the link below to see when the next national event will take place.

U. S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administrative Office of Diversion Control
 for current collection events/dates

 The Richardson Police Department hosts take back programs when announced at:
140 N. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, Texas 75081

The following links offer guidelines for safe disposal of prescription and nonprescription drugs.. 

FDA Drug Disposal Guidelines (pdf)

EPA Drug Disposal Guidelines (pdf)

Syringes/needles can be disposed of with your regular trash when placed in a Sharps container, empty laundry detergent/bleach bottle, milk carton, or other protective container  that prevents injury to sanitation employees.