Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Medication collection on June 8

Looks like the city and county are doing another dump-your-drugs-day event.

Members of the East Tennessee Regional Medication Collection Coalition will be on hand to collect and properly dispose of unwanted medicines Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Sanders West, according to the latest spin release.The empty plastic and paper medicine containers will be recycled if left with event

Medicines can only be dropped off at this location during the event. At all other times, Knox County residents can bring old or unused medicines to the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building at 800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. The Safety Building is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The event is sponsor by: the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County and City of Knoxville Solid Waste Offices, Knox County Health Department, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and some other people, organizations, whatever.

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