Wednesday, September 15, 2010

UPDATED: Disposal of Unwanted Medicines - Sept. 25th

-- more info on Sept 25 local collection --

Westchester location: County recycling center at the Material Recovery Facility on Stew Leonard Drive (exit 6A off Interstate 87) from 9am-3pm.

Keep in bottles with labels. no questions asked.

Don't flush it! Keep the estrogenic analogs out of the waste water stream.

Don't trash it! Keep the estrogenic analogs out of landfills and aquifers.


Keep our children and our frogs, amphibians & fish single-sexed and properly formed!

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For a complete and detailed list of what to bring and what’s not accepted, visit www.westchestergov.com/HRD or call 813-5425.

From the webpage:

Any prescription or over-the-counter pills, liquids, ointments and lotions can be brought in for proper disposal. Pet medications will be accepted too. Keep them in the original container or, if it's not available, put them in a sealable plastic bag. Liquid medications should be in their containers and inside sealable plastic bags. County staff will be on hand to accept expired and unused medications for disposal.

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