2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Home Medications Destroyed At Tulsa Plant

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 11:48 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics delivered 2,000 pounds of old, unwanted home medication for destruction at a west Tulsa facility Wednesday.

Covanta Energy and the OBN partner to destroy the medications.

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Over the past two years, the agency says it has collected and destroyed over 30,000 pounds of unwanted home medications as part of a statewide drug disposal program.

Disposal boxes are located in law enforcement lobbies in each of the state's 77 counties. To find a disposal box location near you visit the OBN's ‘Safe Trips For Scripts' web site.