What is the best way to dispose of expired prescription and over the counter drugs?
The City of Carrollton has been partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency to remove drugs from the community. Watch website for more details regarding an upcoming event. Drugs may also be taken to People First Pharmacy located at 2501 E Hebron Parkway in Carrollton. CVS also has a minimal cost initiative called Take Away Environmental Return Program. Drugs may also be disposed of by using FDA disposal recommendations. While most drugs can be thrown in the trash there are exceptions that should be flushed instead.
What is the best way to dispose of paint?
Cans of latex paint may be opened left to dry completely. Dry paint is not considered hazardous and can be placed in trash container for removal. Paint may also be disposed of by calling Waste Management Free Door-to-Door Collection of Household Hazardous Waste at 800-HHW-PKUP (1-800-449-7587)
How do I dispose of helium or propane gas cylinders?
The best way to dispose of this item is to return them to the manufacturer. Most larger tanks can be refilled or exchanged for another tank. Smaller tanks which are not returnable may be recycled by a metal recycling company such as Easy Recycles. 469-464-9073. http://www.easyrecycles.com
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