Medication Disposal

Drug Kiosk Box

CERTAIN MEDICATIONS REQUIRE SPECIFIC KIOSK DISPOSAL-SEE BELOW


Medication Disposal (Pills) 

Northampton Police Department, 29 Center Street, Northampton

  • Keep medications in original containers.
  • Leave drug names visible to help identify contents if accidentally ingested.
  • Cross out personal information on labels to make unreadable.
  • Close lid, and secure with tape.

Medication Disposal (Liquids & Inhalers)

South Hadley Police Department, 41 Bridge Street, South Hadley

  • Keep medications in original containers.
  • Leave drug names visible to help identify contents if accidentally ingested.
  • Cross out personal information on labels to make unreadable.
  • Disguise medication with cat litter, coffee grounds or dirt.
  • Close lid, secure with tape

Resources

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/BuyingUsingMedicineSafel/EnsuringSafeUseofMedicine/SafeDisposalofMedicines/ucm186187.htm#Flush_List

http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/tooxics/sources/permanent-waste-medication-kiosks-in-massachusetts.html