Pharmaceuticals

The medicines we acquire by prescription or over the counter need to be disposed of in a safe and proper manner. While some think small amounts discarded in the trash or down the toilet have little impact on our environment, the amounts add up creating noticeable impacts on surface and ground water that negatively effects wildlife and the water we drink. More than half of people who misuse prescription medication get it from a friend or relative, often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Improperly stored medications in the home can be a risk to small children and pets who might accidently ingest them.

Take-back programs provide secure collection and destruction of unwanted medicines to protect public health and the environment. If unable to visit one of the take back locations listed below, you may request a free Medication Mail-back Envelope by clicking here.

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Locations Accepting Prescription Drugs

Bennington County Sheriff's Department

811 US Route 7
Bennington
802-442-4900

OPEN
Monday - Friday: 7am - 4pm

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches

Bennington Police Station

118 South Street
Bennington
802-442-1030

OPEN
24 Hours/7 Days

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches

CVS Store & Pharmacy

8 Kocher Drive
Bennington
802-442-8369

OPEN
Mon-Sun: 8am - 10pm

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches, liquids in a sealed bag

Manchester Public Safety Facility

6041 Main Street
Manchester
802-362-2121

OPEN
24 Hours / 7 Days

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

100 Hospital Drive
Bennington
802-442-6361

OPEN
24 Hours/7 Days

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches, liquids, aerosols

The Pharmacy

205 North Street
Bennington
802-442-5602

OPEN
Mon-Fri: 8am - 7pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 1pm

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches, liquids

The Pharmacy Northshire
34 Ways Lane
Manchester Center
802-362-0390

OPEN
Mon-Fri: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 1pm

ACCEPTS
Pills, patches, liquids