Citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications may now use the safe and secure permanent drop off box located on the front porch of the Leet Township Municipal Building, 198 Ambridge Ave., Fair Oaks, PA 15003.
Properly disposing of excess drugs is everyone’s responsibility as a matter of public safety. More than 70 percent of young people abusing prescription pain relievers get them through friends or family, a statistic that includes raiding the family medicine cabinet. Now Leet Township citizens won’t have to wait for a specific take-back day to clean out their medicine cabinets. Items accepted include prescriptions, prescription patches, prescription ointments, over the counter medications,vitamins, samples and medications for pets.
Items NOT accepted: Hydrogen Peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, lotions or liquids, medications from businesses of clinics and Needles (Sharps).
The collection site is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Drugs can be dropped off with no questions asked.