200+ Pounds Annually
In each of the last two years, the Bayside Police Department has collected over 200 pounds of your unused, unwanted and expired prescription medicine.
of pharmaceutical waste is disposed of properly. Unfortunately, theses drugs are usually flushed down the drain, toilet, or thrown out with t he trash - both of which may lead to surface or drinking water contamination and toxicity to fish and wildlife. These medications can also end up in the wrong hands and be used by people for whom they are not prescribed. Keep it safe, and dispose of them properly.
Can we as residents of Bayside turn 200 plus pounds into 400 pounds in 2013?
You can do your part to prevent this. Bring your prescription drugs to the Police Department between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and the medicine will be properly disposed of by a sworn law enforcement officer.