How to Appropriatly dispose of Prescription Drugs

Use one these options:

  • Participate in prescription drug take-back days
  • Drop off unused or expired medications at a prescription drug drop box
  • Remove medications from containers and mix them with an undesirable substance, such as used coffee grounds or kitty litter. Then place the mixture in a container such as a zip-top or sealable plastic bag, and throw the container in your houshold trash. Do not flush medications down the toilet.

Prescription Drug Drop off Locations:

Springerville Police Department

Springerville Department 418 East Main Street

Apache County Sheriff's office

370 South Washington St-St. Johns

Puerco Fire District


What happens to the drugs?

They are incinerated