Monday, April 12, 2010

DEC Household Pharmaceutical Collection Event

April 21, 2010
Empire State Plaza & Harriman Campus

Concerned about the proper disposal of expired/unused drugs in your medicine cabinet? You are invited to participate in a FREE one-day household pharmaceutical collection event sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 3
Albany, NY 12226
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


The Empire State Plaza (Plaza Level)
Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12224
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
*Rain location: ESP Concourse Level

Materials accepted: Unwanted/expired prescription and over-the-counter medications including vitamins and supplements. Controlled substances will be collected. All drugs collected will be incinerated in a waste-to-energy facility immediately following the event.

Note: Sharps, mercury thermometers or other household hazardous waste will not be collected at this event. This event is for households only – No Healthcare Facilities!

For more information on proper disposal of household prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs, visit Don't Flush Your Questions? Contact Dennis Lucia at (518) 402-9469.

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