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Project Medicine Drop
Post Date:08/19/2019 11:48 AM
REMINDER from the Environmental Commission and Green Team:
DON’T THROW MEDICINES IN THE TRASH OR FLUSH THEM DOWN THE TOILET
Franklin Township residents are asked to bring their unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription medications to the police station behind the Municipal Building on DeMott Lane. The police station is across from the library and there is a large clearly marked canister in the lobby which is open 24/7.
The sewage treatment plant is unable to remove these chemicals and they wind up in our rivers which are a source of drinking water as well as necessary for fish and wildlife. Chemicals in our landfills leak into the groundwater and are a source of pollution.
Our future is affected by what we do today.
Please put your medicines in the container at the police station.
Our children will thank you.
For more information visit the Project Medicine Drop page on the Township of Franklin's Website.