Over the counter and prescription medications should not be disposed down the drain because wastewater treatment facilities are not designed to remove pharmaceutical compounds and they may end up in your local waterways, and may eventually be found in drinking water. Properly disposing of unwanted and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications in the trash promotes a healthy aquatic environment and prevents accidental poisoning and intentional abuse

For information about the safe disposal of Medicine, downoad the brochure

For information about the safe disposal of Syringes, download the brochure

Find a local project medicine drop box by visiting the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs website