This upcoming Saturday October 28th from 10am-2pm, turn in prescription drugs safely and anonymously during the Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The City of Carlsbad Police Department and San Diego Police Department are nearby for safe disposal sites in the District. Locate more disposal sites here: https://takebackday.dea.gov/
Even though it starts with a "P", Prescriptions are not one of the 3 P's that belong in your toilet. Prescription drugs aren't always broken down in the treatment system, and the compounds can end up in the ocean if flushed. Exposure to even low levels of drugs can be detrimental on fish and other aquatic species, and may also negatively affect human health.