Drop off expired, unwanted and unused pills and capsules during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Sat. Oct. 23 at the Springboro Police Department. Sgt. Don Wilson will be on-site 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to collect prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. Pills should be removed from containers and placed in a zipper-lock storage bag for disposal. Liquids, cremes, powders and needles are not accepted.
Last year, about 50 lbs. of pills were collected from residents. Following the event, representatives from the DEA will collect and safely dispose of the medications.
In addition to participating in the nationwide Take-back events, the Police Department maintains a drug drop box located in the lobby of the City Building for drop-offs 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. For more information, contact Springboro Police, 937-748-0611.