Saturday is drug take back day; here’s where you can turn in unwanted prescriptions

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day, meaning there will be events all over Central Virginia.

In Chesterfield, you can take your unwanted prescriptions to Meadowbrook High School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In Hanover County, you can turn them in at the Mechanicsville Solid Waste Center at 7427 Verdi Lane. You can also take medicine to the Ashland Police Department at 601 England Street.

In Richmond, folks will be collecting meds at West Creek Emergency Center at 12720 Tuckahoe Creek Court.

A reminder — none of these locations will be taking needles or syringes.

Click here to find a location near you.

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