Unwanted Medication Collection To Be Held Saturday, June 17, 2017

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Unwanted Medication Collection To Be Held Saturday, June 17, 2017

Posted: 06/08/2017
Unwanted MedsMembers of the East Tennessee Regional Medication Collection Coalition will be on hand to collect and properly dispose of unwanted medicines Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the West Town Mall parking lot located at 7600 Kingston Pike. 

Medicines can only be dropped off at this location during the event. At all other times, Knox County residents can bring old or unused medicines to the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building at 800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave. The Safety Building is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This event is sponsored by: the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County and City of Knoxville Solid Waste Offices, Knox County Health Department, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, UT Academy of Student Pharmacists, KUB, the Metropolitan Drug Commission, Hallsdale Powell Utility District, Knoxville Academy of Medical Alliance, WBIR and Moe’s Southwest Grill.

Future events include:

August 26, 2017, 9AM – 1PM, Fountain City Food City on Broadway

October 7, 2017, 10AM – 2PM Ingles at Emory Road

Mid/Late March, 2018, 9AM-1PM, Food City South Knoxville

Late May/Early June 2018, 9AM – 1PM, West Town Mall

August, 2018, 9AM – 1PM, Fountain City Food City on Broadway

October, 2018, 10AM – 2PM Ingles at Emory Road

For more information visit http://www.medicationcollection.org