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County holds drug take-back day

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 by Tai Moses

Residents who have surplus prescription medications piling up in their medicine cabinets will be pleased to learn that Travis County is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration “to allow the public to safely dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs” on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Simply bring the medications to constable precincts 1, 2, 4 or 5 and drop them off in the collection box. No questions will be asked and the service is free and anonymous. Find out what items are accepted hereTravis County residents may also dispose of unwanted prescription medications year-round in the drop-off kiosk in the lobby of Travis County Pct. 5 Constable Carlos B. Lopez. According to the DEA, improper disposal of unwanted prescription drugs “is a growing problem nationwide and threatens local water supplies.”

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