Unwanted Medication Disposal Day


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       September 22, 2015



Unwanted Medication Disposal Day

Friday, September 25, 2015

               9am – 1pm


Flushing old pills down the toilet or throwing them into the trash can have serious consequences for drinking water and the environment. September 25th is the day to bring unwanted/expired medication in their original bottles or packages (no liquids accepted) to these select Walgreen’s locations for drop-off:

  • 5830 N. Clinton Street at St. Joe Center Road
  • 6202 W. Jefferson Blvd. at Getz Road
  • 6730 Bluffton Road at Lower Huntington Road
  • 330 W. State Street at Wells Street
  • 907 Lincoln Highway West at Brookwood (New Haven)
  • 10170 Maysville Road at Chapel Ridge
  • 1701 E. Paulding Road at South Anthony Blvd.
  • 1610 W. Cook Road at Lima Road
  • 5435 E. Dupont Road at Tonkel Road
  • 10211 Chestnut Plaza Drive at Scott Road (Chestnut Hills)
  • 11932 Lima Road at Carroll Road
  • 10412 Coldwater Road at Dupont Road
  • 2410 N. Coliseum Blvd. at East State Street
  • 6201 Stellhorn Road at Maplecrest Road
  • 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd. (Lutheran Hospital)


For those unable to make the Walgreen’s collection dates, there are also ongoing collection sites (for pills only) at:

  • Indiana State Police Post (5811 Ellison Rd.)
  • Fort Wayne Police (Edwin J. Rousseau Centre Lobby, One East Main St)
  • New Haven Police (815 Lincoln Highway East)
  • Allen County Sheriff (Huntertown Town Hall open from 8:30am-4:30pm)


Since the program started in 2003 there has been over 38,167 lbs. collected.