Dump your prescription drugs on Saturday

Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

DENVER - Don't let those expired, leftover pain pills, antibiotics and cold medicines collect in your home. Police and sheriff's offices will dispose of them for you.

Drop-off locations will be set up across the state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29.

These yearly Drug Take-Back Day events are designed to keep prescription and over-the-counter medicines out of the water supply and away from abuser and drug dealers.
 
Items which cannot be accepted for take back programs:

  • Needles and/or Sharps
  • Mercury (thermometers)
  • Oxygen containers
  • Chemotherapy/Radioactive substances
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine  



Drug Take-Back Day Locations:

Denver:

1625 S. University  
1331 Cherokee St.  
1566 Washington Street  


Aurora:
 

Aurora Municipal Center, East Side
15151 E. Alameda Parkway

The Medical Center of Aurora, north parking lot
1501 S. Potomac St.

Arapahoe County:

The Streets at SouthGlenn - 2220 E. Arapahoe Rd., North of Macy's
Centennial Medical Plaza - 14200 E. Arapahoe Rd., North Parking Lot

Douglas County:

Sheriff 's Office Highlands Ranch Substation, 9250 Zotos Drive.

Jefferson County:

 Evergreen Fire Rescue  1802 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen

Dakota Ridge High School, 13399 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton (west parking lot)
 

 

Northern Colorado:

Fort Collins:

Fort Collins Police Services, 2221 S. Timberline Road
Colorado State University, Green Hall, 750 S. Meridian Ave.
 

Estes Park:

Rocky Mountain Pharmacy, 453 East Wonderview Ave.

Loveland:

Loveland Police Department, 810 E. 10th St.


Wellington:

Wellington Fire Station #1, 8130 3rd Street



Windsor:

200 N. 11th
 

Red Feathers:

Red Feathers Fire Station, 44 Firehouse Lane


Greeley :

Police Department, 2875 W. 10th Street.  
 

These are just a small number of the collection sites. To find a location near you, visit www.dea.gov

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