REMINDER: APD to Host Drug Take-Back Event Sept. 26, 2015

Arlington residents have a chance to turn in unused or expired medication for anonymous, safe disposal this Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Collection sites

North Police District 620 W. Division Street 817.459.5600

Walgreen’s Pharmacy 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817.563.0142

East Police District 2001 New York Ave. 817.459.5803

South Police District 1030 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd. 817.459.6640

Disposal Guidelines


  • Controlled, non-controlled, and over the counter medications
  • All solid dosage pharmaceutical product and liquids in consumer containers, liquid products, such as cough syrup (please keep sealed in original container)

Not Accepted:

  • Intravenous solutions, injectables, and syringes
  • Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine


  • Participants may dispose of medication in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box.
  • All participants must retain possession of their own medication during the surrender process.

Learn how to properly dispose of pharmaceuticals.

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