Safe Prescription Disposal: Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet, Save a Life

Unwanted Medications Collected in Howell, 2019-2021: 1,684 pounds

Unwanted Medications Collected in Howell, 2022 Year-to-Date: 357 pounds

For convenient, safe, and environmentally-friendly at-home disposal of unwanted medications at any time, please contact the Howell Alliance at 732-938-4500 ext. 4012 or criddle@twp.howell.nj.us to pick up your FREE DisposeRx packets.

Do NOT drop off unwanted medications at town hall! Drop unwanted medications only in the Howell Police Department’s Project Medicine Drop box (in the lobby at 300 Old Tavern Road, Howell)

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U.S. FDA’s Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

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Project Medicine Drop

24/7, anonymous prescription disposal at Howell Township Police Department, 300 Old Tavern Road, Howell, NJ 07731; Click on image below for details. No needles, syringes, or liquids, please!

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DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day (Spring and Fall Each Year)

Click on image below for dates and details. Look for our community announcements in the spring and fall for exact dates and drop-off locations in Howell! This take-back is only twice a year...please use Project Medicine Drop (see above) year-round for safe disposal of unwanted medications.

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How to Use DisposeRx for Safe At-Home Medication Disposal (Get Your Free DisposeRx Packets from the Howell Alliance)

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Safe Needle Disposal: Local Options by Zip Code

Click on image below to find safe needle drop-offs nearby.

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New Prescription Questions for Your Doctor

Click on image below for details on what you should ask your doctor when you are given a new prescription.
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Contact the Howell Alliance at 732-938-4500 ext. 4012 to participate in our prescription disposal bags initiative or to replenish your supply of disposal bags.