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2014-04-26 – Unused Medicine Disposal – The DEA’s National Take Back Initiative

National Take Back Initiative
April 26, 2014, 10:00-2:00

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

Click here (http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html)  to go to the the DEA’s website and to look up a drop-off site for unused or expired medicines near you.  This drop-off site listing will be available starting April 1, 2014 but in the past, drop-off locations have been located at many police stations throughout New Jersey.

2013-10-26 – Unused Medicine Disposal – The DEA’s National Take Back Initiative

National Take Back Initiative
October 26, 2013, 10:00-2:00

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

Click here (http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html)  to go to the the DEA’s website and to look up a drop-off site for unused or expired medicines near you.  This drop-off site listing will be available starting October 1, 2013 but in the past, drop-off locations have been located at many police stations throughout New Jersey.

2012-09-29 – Unused Medicine Disposal – The DEA’s National Take Back Initiative

National Take Back Initiative
September 29, 2012, 10:00-2:00

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for those who missed the previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications.

Click here to go to the the DEA’s website and to look up a drop-off site for unused or expired medicines near you.

2012-05-22 Revision to “Electronic Waste Management Act.” (A1459) Advances to Assembly Floor.

A1459 [Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.] Revises “Electronic Waste Management Act.” Advanced to Assembly floor. This bill amends the “Electronic Waste Management Act,” P.L.2007, c.347 (C.13:1E-99.94 et seq.) by proposing the following changes:

  1. revising its penalty provisions,
  2. limiting the credit-trading program,
  3. reallocating the funds collected under registration fees,
  4. authorizing enforcement of the act by certified local health agencies, and
  5. removing audit and public hearing requirements under current law.

Click here to read a copy of the proposed assemble bill (A1459) which revises the existing Electronic Recycling Act.

2012-04-28 – Unused Medicine Disposal – The DEA’s National Take Back Initiative

National Take Back Initiative
April 28, 2012, 10:00-2:00

Click here to go to the the DEA’s website and to look up a drop-off site for unused or expired medicines near you.