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Eh? Take out papers, trash, pills, needles

Not everyone needs to take blood pressure medication. And if you don’t need it anymore, the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District will take those medications off your hands.

Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day is a one-day event where residents can dispose of unwanted medications in a safe, convenient and environmentally sound manner.

Medications can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to

5 p.m. Friday at WLSSD’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 2626 Courtland St. To prepare for all drop-off programs:

* Bring prescription or over-the-counter medication in its original container and place in a sealed, clear plastic bag.

* Cross off or scratch out identifying information, if desired.  Drop off is anonymous; no ID is required.

* Keep medications out of reach of children while storing and transporting material.

* Needles or other medical sharps are accepted only at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, not drop-box sites. Separate and package them in rigid containers such as laundry detergent bottles for safe disposal.

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