National Prescription TakeBack Day, October 23, 2021
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs at locations in communities throughout the country. National TakeBack Day is an effective campaign. In fact, the April 2021 Take Back Day event brought in 839,543 lbs. (420 tons) of medication. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. National Prescription TakeBack Day, October 23, 2021, can help save lives and protect the environment.