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ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Prescription Drug Turn In and Shred Event

  • Drug Turn In and Shred Event

Drive up and drop off your unwanted/expired prescription drugs and sensitive documents. Drugs will be safely incinerated and documents will be securely shredded on site. By participating, you reduce the risk of identity theft and misuse of prescription drugs.

Sunshine Division donation barrels will be available for donations of canned food, dry pasta, and gently-used clothing for needy families. Tax deduction forms will be provided.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Time: 10am-2pm (Please no early birds)

Location: 4735 E. Burnside Street

EVENT ENDS AT 2PM OR WHEN THE TRUCKS ARE FILLED TO CAPACITY

Acceptable items for shred event: Up to two grocery bags of documents.

Items not accepted: Cardboard or three ring binders

Acceptable items for Rx drug turn in:

Prescription medications and samples, over the counter medications, vitamins, pet medications, medicated ointments, and liquid medication in leak proof containers.

Items not accepted:

Thermometers, Sharps, Syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, EpiPens. NO SHARPS! (To dispose of sharps, contact Metro at 503-234-3000 or www.oregonmetro.gov)

Contacts:

Rx drug turn in contact: Mary Tompkins, City of Portland's Crime Prevention Program, 503-823-4764, mary.tompkins@portlandoregon.gov

Shred event contact: Acting Sergeant Waddell , 503-823-0697, cheryl.waddell@portlandoregon.gov

Sponsored and Organized by: Portland Police Bureau, City of Portland's Crime Prevention Program, Drug Enforcement Agency, Portland Police Sunshine Division and Wells Fargo


Locations in the Portland-metro area and Oregon to Drop Off Prescription Meds

If you can't make it to our event, here are locations that accept prescription drugs