Bi-Annual Drug Toss Is Saturday

On Saturday, April 9th, residents can give their expired or unneeded prescriptions to city officials, who will dispose of the drugs according to EPA standards.

Drugs that are disposed of improperly can contaminate ground and drinking water.

Drug Tosses Set for This Week

by Stephanie Crosby Police and solid waste management officials will be on hand this week for three drug tosses arranged by Metro Government. The program is an effort to prevent Louisvillians from improperly disposing of their expired or unused medications. Mayor’s office spokesperson Chris Poynter says such drugs should never be flushed down the toilet… Continue reading Drug Tosses Set for This Week

Another Drug Toss Set For Thursday Through Saturday

Louisville Metro Police will again collect expired or unused pharmaceuticals during the city’s sixth’s drug toss that begins Thursday and continues through Saturday. Mayor’s spokesperson Kerri Richardson says the twice-annual dropoffs have been well-received. Last year, officials disposed of nearly 12-hundred pounds of pills and recycled some 400 pounds of pill containers. “If you’ve had… Continue reading Another Drug Toss Set For Thursday Through Saturday

City Holds Prescription Drug Toss

Louisville Metro Government teams up with the police department starting tomorrow to collect expired or unused pharmaceutical drugs so they can be properly destroyed. It’s the second time this year for what’s become known as the Drug Toss. Mayor’s office spokesperson Kerri Richardson says it’s because the consequences of disposing of drugs improperly can be… Continue reading City Holds Prescription Drug Toss