Citizens can now dispose of expired, unused or unwanted medications
before they end up in the hands of someone who may abuse them.
The Waterbury Police Dept. has installed a secure medication
drop box, in their lobby, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The box was donated by Bunker Hill Pharmacy.
The service is free. Unwanted medications can be turned in anonymously.
The medication drop box addresses vital environmental, public safety,
and public health issues.
The following is acceptable to be placed into the Medication Drop Box:
- Over-the-counter medications
- Prescription medications
- Medication samples
- Medications for household pets
- Medicated lotions or ointments
The following is NOT acceptable to be placed into the Medication Drop Box:
- Needles or other sharps
- Hazardous waste
- Personal care products (shampoo, etc.)
Waterbury Police Department
255 East Main Street