Sept. 29 is Drug Take-Back Day
Bring your unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs to the Decatur, Avondale Estates and DeKalb County police departments between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
This is an event where citizens can turn in unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs so they can be safely disposed of.
Residents of the Decatur and Avondale Estates area can take old prescription drugs to these locations.
- Decatur Police Department at 420 W. Trinity Place, Decatur.
- Avondale Estates Police Department at 21 N. Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates.
- DeKalb County Police Department at the south precinct at 1816 Cander Road, Decatur.
In April 2012, citizens turned in a record-breaking 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal at the 5,659 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states and U.S. territories, according to the police departments.