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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

  • 2018 Drug Turn-in, Shred Event & Electronics Recycle

  • October 2017 Rx Drug Turn in

  • October 2017 Rx Drug Turn in - Donations

  • October 2017 Rx Drug Turn in

  • October 2017 Rx Drug Turn in

  • 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.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

4735 E. Burnside Street

10am-2pm

(please no early birds)

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

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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)

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

Items not accepted: Cardboard or three ring binders

Acceptable items for Electronics Destruction and Recycling: Review full list of acceptable items in the downloadable file below.

Items not accepted: Items containing Freon (e.g. refrigerator. Freezer, most water coolers), fire extinguisher, mercury containing devices (e.g. thermostat, ionization smoke detectors), PCB ballasts, Styrofoam, and wood, media (CD, DVD, floppy, VHS, Cassette, tapes), batteries, florescent tubes and lamps, electronic & magnetic ballasts.

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Rx drug turn in contact: Jenni Pullen, 503-823-4257, jenni.pullen@portlandoregon.gov

Shred event contact: Sergeant Frazier, 503-823-0897, kevin.frazier@portlandoregon.gov

Electronics Destruction and Recycling: Stephen Mayer, 503-281-1742, stephen.mayer@thebbb.org


Alt Turn-in Options

unable to attend the Rx Drug turn-in? These are some alternate options for turn-ins

SỰ KIỆN BỎ RÁC MIỄN PHÍ

Vứt bỏ thuốc y tế, Xén vụn giấy tờ tài liệu, Hủy bỏ và tái chế đồ điện tử

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Daadinta Daawada Rx, Jeexjeexidda Dokumentiga, Burburinta Elektaroonikiska iyo

БЕСПЛАТНОЕ МЕРОПРИЯТИЕ

Истребление медицинских препаратов, Уничтожение документов, Разрушение и переработка электроники

Turn-in Flyer

Printable PDF flyer for April 2018 Turn-in event

Electronic Turn-in list

Acceptable and non-acceptable items list. Some items may require a fee.