Medication Drop Box Program


Drop-Box-LogoExpired or unused, prescribed and over-the-counter medications will be collected at the following Police Departments. Community members can utilize these drop boxes to ensure that medications will not end up in the wrong hands but rather properly disposed of.

Proper medication disposal prevents accidental use, intentional misuse and protects the environment. The Berks County Medication Drop Box program is FREE, and ID is not required. All medications should be placed in their original containers and packaging, with personal information blacked out. For further information please call (610) 376-8669.

Accepted Items:

Any unwanted or expired medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, including pet medications. Other items include ointments, inhalers, powder or patch form medications, and even liquid encased in its original plastic leak-proof container. Please note that all accepted medications should be in the original container with personal information blacked out.

Items NOT Accepted:

Any loose pills not in standard container or bag, syringes, thermometers, bandages, sun block, lipstick, deodorant, skin cream, and/or other products will not be accepted.

Berks County Drop Box Locations:

(contact police department for hours of operation)

Amity Township Police Department - 2004 Weavertown Road, Douglassville
Bally Police Department - 425 Chestnut Street, Bally
Berks County Coroner’s Office – 1047 Mac Arthur Road, Reading
Bern Township Police Department - 1069 Old Bernville Road, Reading
Birdsboro Police Department - 200 E. Main Street, Birdsboro
Brecknock Township Police Department - 889 Alleghenyville Road, Mohnton
Caernarvon Township Police Department – 3307 Main Street, Morgantown
Central Berks Regional Police Department - 2147 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading
District Attorney’s Office Detectives - 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport
Exeter Township Police Department - 4975 Demoss Road, Reading
Fleetwood Police Department - 110 W Arch Street, Fleetwood
Kutztown Police Department - 45 Railroad Street, Kutztown
Muhlenberg Police Department - 5401 Leesport Avenue, Temple
Penn State Berks Police Services – PO Box 7009 Tulpehocken Road, Reading
Reading Police Department – City Hall 815 Washington Street, Reading
Shillington Police Department - 2 W. Lancaster Avenue, Shillington
Sinking Spring Police Department - 3940 Penn Avenue, Sinking Spring
Spring Township Police Department - 2800 Shillington Road, Reading
Tulpehocken Township Police Department – 22 Rehrersburg Road, Rehrersburg
West Reading Police Department - 500 Chestnut Street, West Reading
Western Berks Regional Police Department - 1000 N. Reber Street, Wernersville
Wyomissing Police Department - 22 Reading Boulevard, Wyomissing

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