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. The next event will be:
THE NEXT EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN APRIL 2021
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|
|$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|
|Needles/sharps||No Medications||No Charge to Residents|