Med Return Drug Collection

Medicine Return Drug CollectionThe Easton Police Department in conjunction with the Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development and the Northampton County Chiefs of Police Association is pleased to announce that we have placed a Med Return Drug Collection Unit in the lobby of the police station. The Med Return box is intended to provide a secure location for residents to safely dispose of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. 

The drop-box is anonymous; no questions or requests for identification will be made by law enforcement personnel. The drop box is available during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4 pm 

Accepted medications are:

  • Prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Tablets and capsules
  • Liquid medications in their original containers (i.e. cough syrups, cold medicines)
  • Prescription patches
  • Medical creams/ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Nasal sprays
  • Pet medicines

The following items should be taken to a health care professional’s office or to a hospital for proper disposal:

  • Intravenous solutions
  • Syringes, and needles (i.e. EpiPens) 
  • Compressed cylinders or aerosols (e.g., asthma inhalers)
  • Iodine-containing medications
  • Thermometers 
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Any infectious waste