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Here’s how Plano residents can get rid of unwanted or expired prescription drugs



PLANO, TX – Plano residents can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the upcoming drug take back day being organized by the Plano Police Department.

All over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs that are unused, unwanted or expired — for both people and animals — will be accepted. For safety reasons, sharp needles and combustibles such as inhalers will not be accepted, according to a release from the department.Plano will hold pick-up sites on Sat., April 24, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Clark High School, 523 W. Spring Creek Parkway
  • Plano Senior High School, 2200 Independence Parkway
  • Plano East Senior High School, 3000 Los Rios Boulevard
  • Plano West Senior High School, 5601 W. Parker Road

The pick-up sites will be located at the front main entrance to the schools where the bus lanes are located.

The sites are being operated in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take Back initiative.