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Household Drug Collection Schedule

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is holding a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at numerous locations in New York State. Locations will be listed closer to the event. For more information please visit DEA's National Take-Back Initiative webpage. (link leaves DEC's website)

In addition, many law enforcement agencies in New York State, including the New York State Police, offer permanent drug collection boxes in their stations. For a list of these, please visit New York State Department of Health drop box location webpage. (link leaves DEC's website)