Town Square

Post a New Topic

Expired medication drop-off day

Original post made on Apr 29, 2011

Keep expired medication out of the water supply by bringing old prescriptions to a special drop-off day on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mountain View's police and fire administration building, 1000 Villa St.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 29, 2011, 11:19 AM

Comments (2)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Duke
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:44 pm

"Syringes, intra-venous solutions and medicine that's injected will not be accepted."
So what should be done with them? P.S.: "intravenous" requires no hyphen.

 +   Like this comment
Posted by LL
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Apr 29, 2011 at 4:08 pm

From the City of Mountain View website:

1. Contact your personal physician, clinic administrator, or pharmacist and ask if they have a take-back program in place.
2. If you purchase sharps on-line, please remember to request a pre-addressed, prepaid mail-back box for your used sharps.
3. Residents may drop off sharps at the SMaRT Station, 301 Carl Road, Sunnyvale, at the Drop Off Center (red metal dumpster).
4. The Countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program also accepts home-generated sharps.
5. See for a list of drop-off locations and other important information about approved sharps containers.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Ming’s to hold farewell auction
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,520 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 2,462 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 2,075 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,688 views

Happiness in 10 Weeks
By Caroline Fleck | 0 comments | 458 views