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Household Drug Collection Schedule

Upcoming Dates and Locations

Last updated: February 4, 2014

DEA National Take-Back Initiative
April 26, 2014
10am to 2pm

Information for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (link leaves DEC's website)- Provides information for law enforcement agencies and the location of collection sites near you

Monthly Collections at Kinney Drugs

All Kinney Pharmacies will be collecting non-controlled prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on the last Saturday of every month.

Do not bring illegal drugs, controlled prescription drugs such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Hydrocodone, biohazards, needles or sharps, personal care products or household hazardous waste.

Scheduled Drug Collections

Western Region Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Erie County Kenmore Police Department 2395 Elmwood Avenue
Kenmore, NY
Secure drop-box
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact police for details.
New York State University Police Bissell Hall
Buffalo, NY
Erie County Department of Environment & Planning

Erie County Sheriff Substation
Elma Town Hall
1600 Bowmen Rd.
Elma, NY

Erie County Sheriff Substation
Springville Town Hall
65 Franklin St.
Springville, NY

Erie County Sheriff Substation
1856 Whitehaven Rd.
Grand Island, NY

Erie County Sheriff Substation Clarence
6185 Goodrich Rd.
Clarence, NY

Erie County Sheriff
Substaton Colden
Colden Town Hall
8812 State Rd.
Colden, NY

Erie Community College Public Safety
121 Ellicot St.
Buffalo, NY

Erie Community College North- Public Safety
6205 Main St.
Spring Student Center
Williamsville, NY

Erie Community College South- Public Safety
4041 Southwestern Blvd.
Building #5
Orchard Park, NY

Medialle College Public Safety Office
2 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY

Canisius College
Lobby of Pub. Security Bldg.
2001 Main St.
Buffalo, NY


Secure
drop box
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted over-the-counter and prescription medications including controlled substances and pet medications Sharps, medical waste, mercury thermometers
Genesee County NYS Troopers, Troop A
Batavia
4525 West Saile Dr.
Batavia, NY 14020
Secure drop-box
24/7 access
Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Niagara
County
Niagara County
Sheriff's Office
Niagara County Sheriffs Office
5526 Niagara St.
Lockport, NY
Secure drop box
8am-5pm
Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs, prescription drugs, controlled substances, pills, powders, liquids, and pet medications Mercury thermometers, medical waste, iodine, mercury containing medications
City of Niagara Falls Public Safety Building
1925 Main St.
Niagara Falls, NY
Secure drop box
8am-5pm
Town of Lewiston Police Department
4059 Creek Road
Youngstown, NY
Secure drop box
8am-4:30pm
Central and Finger Lakes Region Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Cayuga County Auburn Police Department Auburn Police Department
46 North Street
Auburn, NY
Secure drop box


24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Please contact Auburn Police Dept. for details.
Madison County BRiDGES - Madison Co. Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Madison Co. Office Building,
138 N. Court St.
Wampsville
Secure drop box

Drop-off hours
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
146 Front Street
Deposit, NY
Sharps, inhalers, aerosol cans, infectious waste, waste medications from medical businesses/clinics, mercury thermometers
New York State Police Troop D - Oneida Route 5, PO Box 30
Oneida, NY
Secure drop box

24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers Contact State Police Troop D for details.
Chittenango Police Department 222 Genesee Street
Chittenango, NY
Secure drop box

Prescription medications, OTC medications, vitamins, medication samples, veterinary medications syringes, thermometers, infectious waste
Madison County Office of the Sheriff Madison County Office Building
133 North Court. St.
Wampsville, NY
Secure drop box
drop off hours
8:30am-4:30pm
Prescriptions, ointments, OTC medications, vitamins, samples, pet medications needles, thermometers, inhalers, infectious waste, meds from businesses/clinics, aerosol cans
Monroe County Monroe County Dept. of Environmental Services Locations vary - see collection calendar (link leaves DEC's website)
Contact: Tom Sinclair 585-753-7553
tsinclair@monroecounty.gov
Multiple collections scheduled, see calendar (link leaves DEC's website) for dates Prescription and over-the-counter medications, ointments, sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications.

*Collections are for Monroe Co. residents only*
Illegal drugs, household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas).
Greece Police Department Greece Police Department
400 Island Cottage Road
Rochester, NY 14612
2nd Wednesday of every month
9am-12pm
Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs, prescription drugs including controlled substances, pills, powders, liquids, EPI-Pens, and pet medications Mercury thermometers, medical waste, Iodine, and mercury containing medications
Monroe County Sheriffs Department Monroe County Sheriffs Office-A Zone
789 Linden Ave.
Rochester, NY 14625
2nd Tuesday of every month
10am-1pm
East Rochester Police Department East Rochester Police Department
254 West Ivy St.
East Rochester, NY 14445
3rd Wednesday of every month
10am-1pm
Fairport Police Department Fairport Police Department
31 S. Main St.
Fairport, NY 14450
1st Wednesday of every month
9am-1pm
Brighton Police Department Brighton Police Department
2300 Elmwood Ave
Rochester,NY 14612
1st Friday of each month
Ontario County NY State Troopers, Troop E Route 332
1569 Rochester Road
Canandaigua, NY
Secure drop box Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Tompkins County Tompkins County Sheriff Public Safety Bldg., 779 Warren Rd., Ithaca Secure drop box
24/7/365
Household expired or unwanted prescription and over the counter drugs including: controlled substances, capped EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers, and mediated liquids in leak proof containers. Mercury thermometers, medical waste, sharps (needles, lancets, etc.), uncontained liquids. Pharmacies and medical providers are not permitted to use this disposal option.
Ithaca Police Dept. 120 E. Clinton St., Ithaca Secure drop box
M-F 8am-4pm
Cayuga Heights Police Dept. 836 Hanshaw Rd., Ithaca Secure drop box
M-F 9am-4:30pm
Cornell University Police Dept. G2 Barton Hall, between Statler Dr. & Garde Ave., Ithaca Secure drop box
24/7/365
Tompkins County Dept. of Probation Human Services Bldg., 320 W. State/MLK Jr. St., Ithaca Secure drop box
By appointment only; call 274-5367
Groton Police Dept. 108 E.Cortland St., Groton Secure drop box
M, W, F 8am-4pm or by appointment
Trumansburg Police Dept. 5 Elm St., Trumansburg Secure drop box
M-F 10am-2pm or by appointment
Dryden Police Dept. 16 South St., Dryden Secure drop box
M-F 9am-3pm or by appointment
TC3( Tompkins Cortland Community College) Police Dept 170 North St. (main bldg., room 118), Dryden Secure drop box
M-Sa 7am-10pm; Su 10am-6pm
Upper Hudson Valley - Capital Region - Northern Catskills Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Albany County NYS Troopers, Troop G
Latham
760 Troy - Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Delaware County New York State Police Troop C - Sidney Route 7, Box 300
Sidney, NY 13838
Secure drop box

24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact the police department for details.
Village of Deposit Police Department 146 Front Street
Deposit, NY
Otsego County NYS Troopers, Troop C
Sydney
823 State Route 7
Unadilla, NY
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Saratoga County Town of Waterford Town of Waterford Police Department
65 Broad St.
Waterford, NY 12188
Secure drop box Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs, including pet drugs, Prescription drugs, Controlled Substances,Pills, Powders, Liquids, and EPI-Pens Sharps, Medical Waste, and Mercury Thermometers
Southeastern and Catskills Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Dutchess County NYS Police Troop K
Poughkeepsie
2541 Route 44
Salt Point, NY 12578
Secure Drop Box
24/7 access
Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Hyde Park Police Department 3 Cardinal Road
Hyde Park, NY
Secure Drop Box
24/7 access
Any prescription or over the counter pills, pet medications, ointments, lotions, liquids, and pet medications. Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Dutchess County Sheriffs Office 150 North Hamilton St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Secure Drop Box
24/7 access
East Fishkill Police Department 2468 Route 52
Hopewell Jct, NY 12533
Secure Drop Box
24/7 access
RedHook Police Department 7467 South Broadway
RedHook, NY 12601
Secure Drop Box
Hours:8am-Midnight
Orange County NYS Troopers, Troop F Middletown 55 Crystal Run Road
Middletown, NY
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Rockland County Office of the Sheriff
County of Rockland
Police Division
(845) 638-5400
Rockland County Sheriff's
Police Div.
55 New Hempstead Rd., New City
2nd Saturday of each month
10am-2pm
Expired, unwanted, unused medication including controlled and uncontrolled substances. Household hazardous waste, sharps, mercury thermometers, bio-hazardous waste
Ulster County


Town of Rosendale Police Department

520 LeFever Falls Road
Rosendale, NY
Secure Drop box
7am-11pm, 7 days/wk

OTC medications, pet medications, prescription medications, controlled substances, pills, powders, liquids, and EPI pens. Sharps, medical waste and mercury
Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency/Ulster County Sheriff

Ulster County Law Enforcement Center
380 Boulevard
Kingston, NY
(845) 338-3640

Wawarsing Sub-Station
155 Airport Rd
Napanoch, NY
(845) 647-2677

Esopus Sub-Station
384 Broadway
Port Ewen, NY
(845) 338-3640

SUNY Ulster Sub-Station
491 Cottekill Rd.
Stone Ridge, NY
(845) 688-6131

Shandanken Sub-Station
Rt. 28
Allaben, NY
(845) 688-2233

Wallkill Sub-Station
Rt. 208
Wallkill, NY
(845) 895-3011


Secure drop boxes
24/7 but must call first
Expired/unwanted over-the-counter medications, pet medications, prescription medications, controlled substances, pills, powders, liquids, EPI-pens Sharps, medical waste, mercury thermometers
New Paltz Police Department New Paltz Police Department
83 South Putt Corners Rd.
New Paltz, NY

Secure drop box
24/7

Expired/unwanted over-the-counter medications, pet medications, prescription medications, controlled substances, pills, powders, liquids, EPI-pens Sharps, medical waste, mercury thermometers
Westchester County Alliance for Safe Kids Yorktown Police Dept. Continuous collection Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Sharps, medical waste
Westchester County Department of Environmental Facilities 15 Dana Rd
Valhalla, NY (HHW Collection Facility)

2/4, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5, 9/2, 10/7,11/6, 12/2
10am-3pm

Western Adirondacks Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Herkimer County Herkimer Police Department 120 Green Street
Herkimer, NY
Secure drop box
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact police department for details.
Jefferson County Guthrie Environmental Health Guthrie Army Health Clinic
Fort Drum, NY 13602
Continuous Non- Narcotic medications Narcotics or controlled meds
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
Lt. Kevin M. Amann (315) 786-2668
753 Waterman Drive
Watertown, NY 13601
Secure drop box
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Sharps, medical waste, and mercury thermometers.
Eastern Adirondacks Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Clinton County Plattsburgh Police Department Plattsburgh Police Department
45 Pine Street
Plattsburgh, NY
Secure drop-box
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact the Plattsburgh Police Dept. for details.
Essex County NYS Troopers, Troop B
Ray Brook
1097 State Route 86
Ray Brook, NY
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Franklin County Franklin County Sheriff's Office 45 Bare Hill Road
Malone, NY
Secure drop boxes
24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact the local police for details.
Saranac Lake Police Department 1 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police 412 State Route 37
Akwesasne, NY
Fulton County
Fulton County Sheriff's Office

2712 State Highway 29
Johnstown, NY

Secure drop box Expired and unwanted over-the-counter and prescription drugs including controlled substances Sharps, medical waste
Long Island Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs to be
Collected
Not Collected
Nassau County Malverne Police Department 1 Britton Circle
Malverne, NY
Secure drop box

24/7 access
Expired or unwanted prescription and over-the- counter-drugs, including controlled substances, EPI-pens, pet medications, inhalers. Contact police department for details.
Nassau County Police Dept. Eighth Precinct,
286 Wantagh Ave.
Levittown

Seventh Precinct
3636 Merrick Road
Seaford, NY

Sixth Precinct
100 Community Drive,
Manhasset, NY

Fifth Precinct
1655 Dutch Broadway
Elmont, NY

Fourth Precinct
1699 Broadway,
Hewlett, NY

Third Precinct
214 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park, NY

Second Precinct
7700 Jericho Turnpike,
Woodbury, NY

First Precinct
900 Merrick Rd.
Baldwin NY
Continuous collection Expired and unused prescription medications Hydrogen peroxide,inhalers,aerosol cans, ointments, lotions and liquids.

Suffolk County

Suffolk County Police Department's
Operation Medicine Chest
(631) 852-6530
To be held at the seven Suffolk County precincts:

First Precinct
555 Rte. 109,
W. Babylon

Second Precinct
1071 Park Ave.
Huntington

Third Precinct
1630 5th Ave.
Bayshore Fourth Precinct|
345 Old Willetts Path, Hauppauge

Fifth Precinct
125 Waverly Ave, Patchogue

Sixth Precinct
400 Middle Country Road Selden

Seventh Precinct
1491 Wm. Floyd Pkwy, Shirley
Metal lock boxes for pharmaceutical collection are available at all seven Suffolk Co. precincts 24 hour a day, seven days a week. Household pharmaceuticals, over the counter, including controlled substances. Pharmacy, veterinarian or any other pharmaceutical business waste will not be collected.
Lynn Nowick, The Town of Smithtown Dept. of Public Safety Town of Smithtown Dept. of Public Safety,
65 Maple Avenue,
Smithtown, NY
Permanent collection receptacle, open Monday through Friday,
8 AM to 4 PM year-round.
Expired and unwanted over-the-counter drugs, including veterinary medications. Prescription drugs. Pills, powders, liquids,ointments and EPI-pens Sharps. medical waste and mercury thermometers.
NYS Troopers, Troop L
Farmingdale
7140 Republic Airport
East Farmingdale
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the-counter medications, and inhalers Hazardous materials and needles are not accepted. Pharmacies and medical providers are not allowed to take part in the program.
Group for the East End Village of Sag Harbor Police Department.
70 Division Street
Sag Harbor, NY
Secure drop box
9am-3pm Monday-Friday
Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers

Southampton Town Police Department
110 Old Riverhead Rd.
Hampton Bays, NY

Secure drop box, 24/7 access Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers
East Hampton Town
Police Department
131 Wainscott Northwest Rd.
Wainscott, NY
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers

Southold Town Police Department
41405 Route 25
Peconic, NY

Secure drop box
9am-5pm Monday-Sunday
Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers
Village of East Hampton Police Department
1 Cedar Street
East Hampton, NY

Secure drop box, 24/7 access Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers
Shelter Island Police
Department

44 North Ferry Road
Shelter Island, NY
Secure drop box, 24/7 access Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers
Westhampton Beach
Police Department

165 Mill Road
Westhampton Beach, NY
Secure drop box
8am-12pm Monday-Sunday
Expired or unwanted over the counter drugs,
pet drugs,prescription drugs, including controlled substances (pills, powders, liquids)
Pet drugs, sharps, EPI pens, medical waste,
mercury thermometers


New York City Scheduled Events
County Sponsor Location Date/Time Drugs To Be Collected Not Collected
All Check the New York City Recycles website (link leaves DEC website) for information on pharmaceutical voluntary take-back programs
Bronx N/A N/A N/A There are no collections currently scheduled in New York City. Please check back as collections may be added in the future. N/A
Brooklyn N/A N/A N/A There are no collections currently scheduled in New York City. Please check back as collections may be added in the future. N/A
Manhattan N/A N/A N/A There are no collections currently scheduled in New York City. Please check back as collections may be added in the future. N/A
Queens N/A N/A N/A There are no collections currently scheduled in New York City. Please check back as collections may be added in the future. N/A
Staten Island N/A N/A N/A There are no collections currently scheduled in New York City. Please check back as collections may be added in the future. N/A