Knox County to collect unwanted medication at disposal event

POWELL - Members of the East Tennessee Regional Medication Collection Coalition will collect and properly dispose unwanted medication on Saturday.

Knox County residents can dispose of unwanted prescription medications or over-the-counter medicines on Saturday at the Ingles at 430 East Emory Road.

Saturday’s event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents can only drop off medicines at the Ingles in Powell during Saturday’s event. At all other times, residents can bring old or unused medicines to the Knoxville Police Department Safety Building at 800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., which is open 24/7.

Go to Knox County’s website for more information.

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