It’s take-back time again! Law enforcement across the state is hosting drug take-back events this weekend, including in the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico watersheds. Headed up by the DEA, Take Back Day is an opportunity to get rid of medications of any type — people medication, pet medication, expired, unused, unwanted, etc. — to keep them from being inappropriately used or inappropriately disposed of. When medications are flushed down toilets or thrown away, those pharmaceuticals will likely in up in your waterways at some point.
It’s a great opportunity to give your medicine cabinet a good spring cleaning and protect your waterways!
At drop off, no names, no questions are asked. All events are on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Here’s a list of events near you:
Cary Police Department
120 Wilkinson Ave., Cary, NC 27513
Wegman’s West Cary
3710 Davis Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560
Kinston Police Department
4101 W Vernon Ave., Kinston, NC 28504
Knightdale Police Department
979 Steeple Square Court, Knightdale, NC 27545
Raleigh Police Department
Wellness Pharmacy and Compounding Center
2601 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
1200 Wake Towne Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609
2100 New Bern Ave., Raleigh, NC 27610
Falls River Pharmacy
10930 Raven Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27614
Rolesville Police Department
204 Southtown Circle, Rolesville, NC 27571
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office
Lowe’s Home Improvement
1701 Carolina Ave., Washington, NC 27889