Drug Take Back Event

On October 29th, from 10am to 2pm, you can take unused and not needed medications to Lake Oswego’s drug-take-back event.


This will be a drive thru event held at the Gallagher Building at Mary’s Woods (17550 Provost St, Lake Oswego). People are asked to stay in their vehicles.

Accepted items are prescription and over-the -counter medications. Also accepted are Vape pens and E cigarettes WITHOUT batteries. Unknown medications and veterinary meds are going to be accepted as well.

Not accepted are medications from businesses such as nursing homes. This collection event is for individual households only.

Also not accepted are vaping pens with batteries, EpiPens, intra-venous solutions, injectables, inhalers, syringes, chemotherapy medications, or medical waste. To get rid of these items, call Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000.

If the container contains personal information, please cross it out. Items not in original containers can be put into sealed plastic bags. If the item is liquid or gel, please put it into a sealed plastic bag.

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I hope you have found this information useful.


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