Prescription drug collection, document shredding offered in Dublin today

Program is part of national prescription drug 'Take-Back Initiative'

Dublin Police Services will be participating, along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, in this year’s national prescription drug “Take-Back Initiative” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dublin Civic Center, 100 Civic Plaza, just off Dublin Boulevard.

The goal of this free and anonymous collection event is to collect potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction.

Dublin Police Officers will collect tablets, capsules and all other solid dosage forms of prescription medications, no questions asked.

Intravenous solutions, injectables, and syringes will not be accepted.

City of Dublin residents are also welcome and encouraged to bring any type of documents containing personal or sensitive information to be professionally shredded on-site. The maximum drop-off is four boxes.

Residents participating in the shredding event must provide a valid I.D. with a Dublin address.

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2 people like this
Posted by Hopeful
a resident of Del Prado
on Oct 20, 2016 at 10:11 am

Any shredding events for Pleasanton residents?

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Posted by Tom
a resident of Country Fair
on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:21 am

So what happens with us that live in Pleasanton ?? What's up with that? We can take their recycled water but we can't take our pills ?

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Posted by Hal
a resident of Danbury Park
on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:31 pm

Better go early. There will probably be a few Pleasanton council members led by Mayor Thorne lined up to 'shred a few documents'

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Posted by Mr Enron
a resident of Amador Estates
on Oct 20, 2016 at 7:06 pm


I believe there is a take back drug box at PPD all the time unless they took it out. it's been there for about a year now. Might want to contact the police first to double check. as for shredding? you're out of luck!

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Posted by Tom
a resident of Country Fair
on Oct 20, 2016 at 7:54 pm

Thank You Mr. Enron. I wasn't aware of such a service here in our quaint town of Pleasanton. Nice to know that important information. You are a great civil citizen.

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Posted by Shari
a resident of Parkside
on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Shari is a registered user.

No ID is required for drugs, just for shredding.

We need Pleasanton shredding, any one know of any?

In March or April I know some real estate offices offer it, but I have some now.

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