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Fox Metro Water Reclamation Collecting Expired/ Unwanted Medication As Part of Greenfest

On September 22nd, Fox Metro Water Reclamation District’s Pretreatment Department will be collecting expired/unwanted medication as part of the 9th Annual Aurora Greenfest. The event will be held at the Prisco Center ( 150 W Illinois Ave, Aurora, IL 60506) and is scheduled from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Fox Metro WRD’s wastewater plant serves approximately 300,000 residents of Aurora, North Aurora, Oswego, Montgomery, Sugar Grove, and portions of Batavia and Yorkville. The medication disposal program began in 2008. Fox Metro WRD accepts all medications except sharps, IV bags, controlled medications, and thermometers. Fox Metro WRD provides this service of proper medication disposal in an effort to eliminate the environmental and public health hazard of these substances in our waterways.

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