Disposal of Prescription Drugs

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What is the best way to dispose of expired prescription and over the counter drugs? 

There are several options located within the City of Carrollton that may be used to dispose of your old and unwanted prescription and over the counter drugs. 

 Carrollton participates with the Lewisville ISD in DEA Drug Take Back events twice a year usually in April and September/October. 

prescription drug drop off box at Carrollton jail lobby

   

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The next DEA Drug Take Back will be

October 28, 2017

 

 

 

 Please note that drugs may also be disposed of by using these FDA disposal recommendations.  

Location  Address  Phone Number  Acceptable Items  Unacceptable Items  Fee 
Carrollton Drop Box Jail Lobby 2025 E. Jackson Rd. Jail   Prescription Medication Pills/Patches/Ointments, Over-the-Counter Medications, Vitamins, Medication Samples, Pet Medication Hydrogen Peroxide, Thermometers, Needles (Sharps), Inhalers, Aerosols, Lotions/Liquids, Meds from a Business/Clinic  No Charge
CVS Nationwide 800-772-5657

Prescription Medication

Take Away Medication Recovery Program

  $4.79 per postage-paid envelope available at pharmacy counter
People First Pharmacy 2501 E. Hebron Pkwy. Suite 100A 972-300-4130  Meds must be in original container NO Narcotics, NO Needles $5 per 1 gallon bag
Walgreens Pharmacy 1804 E Hebron Pkwy 972-939-1977 Prescriptions/Narcotics OK NO Illegal drugs, NO needles, NO liquids/lotions/hydrogen peroxide No Charge
Waste Management At Your Door   800-449-7587 atyourdoor@wm.com Needles/sharps No Medications No Charge