Prescription Drugs

Unwanted medications should NOT be flushed down the toilet.  If you are not able to bring medications to a drop-off, follow the guidelines below.

  • Treat medications (liquids and pils) by adding water and then ashes, dirt, cat litter, coffee frounds, or another undesirable substance to avoid accidental or intentional misuse of drugs.
  • Hide all medications in an outer container to prevent discovery and reoval from the trash. 
  • Dispose of drugs as close to your trash collection day as possible.

Residents can drop-off unwanted medications for proper handling to:

Broome County Sheriff's Office (Administration lobby)
155 Lt. VanWinkle Drive, Binghamton, NY
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Endicott Police Station (Lobby)
1101 Park Street, Endicott, NY
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Broome County Public Library (front near circulation desk)
185 Court Street, Binghamton, NY
Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm Monday-Thursday and 9:00am-5:00pm Friday & Saturday

Broome County Office Building (Lobby)
60 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday