Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday October 29

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced that the DEA has scheduled another Prescription Drug Take Back Day collection on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., enabling area residents to safely dispose of their unwanted medications free of charge.  All City of Pittsburgh Police Departments will participate in the collection event, in addition to numerous other drop-off locations throughout western Pennsylvania.

Acceptable items include prescription (including both controlled and non-controlled substances), non-prescription and over-the-counter medications.

Additional information can be found on the DEA website or by visiting PRC’s Zero Waste Pittsburgh website.  For more information call Michael Stepaniak of PRC at 412-488-7490 ext. 213.