Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets!

By Jenni Bernheisel

The Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s Crime Prevention, the Portland Police Bureau and the DEA will partner on Saturday, April 28th, 2012 to provide free disposal of your unused and expired prescription medications. Three locations will be available for you to anonymously drop off your medications. The drop sites will be open from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. All medications will be incinerated and will not go into our water supply.

Mirabella Retirement Community
3550 SW Bond Avenue (Mobile precinct on site) (Mobile precinct on site)

North Interstate Fred Meyer Gateway Fred Meyer
7404 N. Interstate Avenue

Gateway Fred Meyer

1111 NE 102nd Avenue

Acceptable items for deposit: Prescription medications and samples, all over the counter medications, vitamins, pet medications, medicated ointments, and liquid medication in leak proof containers.

Items not acceptable for deposit: Thermometers, sharps, syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, EpiPens.

For questions, contact Jenni Bernheisel at 503-823-4257.

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