Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event April 28
By Office of Communication
Posted on April 11, 2018, April 11, 2018


Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Collection sites

Disposal Guidelines


  • Controlled, non-controlled, and over-the-counter medications
  • All solid dosage pharmaceutical product and liquids in consumer containers (please keep liquid products, such as cough syrups, sealed in original containers)

Not Accepted:

  • Intravenous solutions, injectables, and syringes
  • Illicit substances, such as marijuana or methamphetamine


  • Participants may dispose of medication in its original container or by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into the disposal box.
  • All participants must retain possession of their own medication during the surrender process.

Learn how to properly dispose of pharmaceuticals.

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