National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Date: 
10.28.2017 -
10:00AM to 02:00PM
Location: 
Locations throughout Hampshire and Franklin counties and Athol

Help keep medications out of the wrong hands! Bring your unwanted prescriptions and other medications to a drop box for environmentally sound disposal at locations throughout Hampshire and Franklin counties on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 28, 2017.

Since 2011, the amount of unused medications collected from the permanent boxes and the National Take Back Day is over 18 tons. Last year's Take Back Day alone, over 2,000 pounds were collected in one day.  So far in 2017, permanent drop boxes have collected 4,700 pounds. 

Participating communities include:

Hampshire County
Amherst
Belchertown
Cummington
Easthampton
Goshen
Northampton
Southampton
South Hadley
Williamsburg
Worthington

Franklin County
Deerfield
Greenfield
Leverett
Sunderland