Eliminating unused and unwanted medications from your home keeps your family and community safe.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
National Take-Back Days occur twice each year in the spring and fall (usually April and October).
For more information on National Take-Back Days, see the official Drug Enforcement Administration website.
Middlesex Drug Take-Back Program
The Ayer Police Department, in conjunction with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, offers a 24-hour drop box for disposal of expired and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
- Prescription and over-the-coutner medications
- Medication samples
- Veterinary medications
- Needles (any type) - See SHARPS Disposal
- IV bags
- Personal care products
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Thermometers & other mercury items
- Empty containers (these are safe to dispose of in your regular recycling bin)
Safe and secure drop off is available at:
Ayer Police Department
54 Park Street
Ayer, MA 01432
24 hours a day - year round - approved items only
See also Medication Drop Box