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Milford Beacon
  • Delaware collects more than 4,000 lbs of medicine at take-back event

  • Delaware residents turned in more than 4,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications during the second Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 29.
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  • Delaware residents turned in more than 4,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications during the second Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 29.
    The amount of medication turned in by residents is the second largest amount collected in state history. Since the first statewide drug take back event was held in May 2010, the six take-back days have collected a total of more than 22,000 pounds of medicines.
    For more information on future Drug Take-Back Day events or recommendations on the safe disposal of medicines, call (800) 464-4357.
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