Drop Off Unwanted Meds Saturday at Edmonds PD and Bartell Drugs

It's part of a Department of Drug Enforcement Administration program.

The Edmonds Police Department will be participating in Saturday's countywide disposal of unused, expired and unwanted prescription drugs, including narcotic painkillers.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

The Edmonds Police Station is at 250 Fifth Ave. N. 

is participating, but will not take narcotics. Only law enforcement locations can handle controlled substances. The store is at 23028 100th Ave W.

For a complete list of disposal sites, go to the Snohomish County Web site.

Although Saturday is being spotlighted, all law enforcement locations in Snohomish County take back controlled substances on weekdays. (The Lynnwood Police Department is open seven days a week.)

All sites will accept unwanted vitamins, pet medications, over-the-counter medications, inhalers, and unopened EpiPens. You should leave items in their original containers. 

The drug-return program supports the Drug Enforcement Administration’s initiative to combat misuse of prescription drugs.


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