Expired drugs are dangerous to leave sitting around but shouldnt be thrown in the trash or flushed down the toilet either because they can contaminate landfills and groundwater.
Now you can dispose of them properly through the Safe Medication Disposal Program. Simply get a specially designed envelope at pharmacies such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Kroger, and Winn-Dixie and mail your drugs in.
Since its launch last Fall, the program has collected more than 61 tons of medication.
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