The weather wasn’t great for Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27th, but that didn’t stop the public from turning out to safely dispose of unneeded medications. Almost 17,000 pounds of unwanted medications were collected:  6,951.67 pounds was collected from permanent boxes throughout the county as well as 9,843.57 pounds were dropped at the 49 collection points across the county.

The next Drug Take Back day is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019. You can dispose of medications any time at one of the many local permanent boxes. To find a box near you, please visit: Bucks County Permanent Medication Disposal Boxes

National Results: October 2018 16th National Take Back

  • Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,770
  • Total Collection Sites: 5,839
  • Total Weight Collected: 914,236 lbs.  (457.12 Tons)

Barb Gross, Jim Gehringer, Officer Jumper, Officer Wyant (Northampton Police)

Youth Coordinator Jill Shurtliff (3rd from left) with student volunteers