The Take-Back programs are the best way to dispose of old drugs. A Drop-Off Collection Site is available at the Public Safety Building 220 Washington St. and at 6 Newbury St. (Teele Sq.) Somerville Fire Station. National Take Back Promo

How to properly dispose of drugs:

  1. Remove the medicne from its original container and mix it with an undesirable substance, such as used coffee grounds or kitty litter.
  2. Place the mixture in a sealable bag, empty bag, or other containers to prevent the medicine from leaking or breaking out of the garbage bag.