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Events

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Rx Drug turn-in & Document shred

4735 E Burnside St.

Saturday, April 27 2019, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Length

4hrs

Summary

Drive, walk or bike-up and drop off your unwanted/expired prescription drugs and sensitive documents. Drugs will be safely incinerated and documents will be securely shredded.

Category

Event Types > Community Events

Description

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

Saturday April 27th, 2019, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.

4735 E Burnside St.

Event Starts NO EARLIER than 10AM -- Ends at 2PM or when the trucks are filled to capacity

Rx Drug Disposal

Document Shredding

Sunshine Division Donations

 

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

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

This FREE community shred event, prescription drug turn-in, and electronic recycling and destruction, is sponsored by the Portland Police Bureau's White-Collar Crimes Unit, Office of Community & Civic Life, and the Better Business Bureau.

*See flyer with full details  at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/civic/article/714631

 

Did you miss the turn-in event? See what alternate options are provided in the City of Portland for proper prescription medication disposal online at www.portlandoregon.gov/civic/article/681755

 

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Acceptable items for Rx drug turn-in included: 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 included: Up to two grocery bags of documents.

Items not accepted: Cardboard or three ring binders

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Rx drug turn in contact: Cassondra Rosales, 503-823-4064, cassondra.rosales@portlandoregon.gov

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