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Safely dispose of household hazardous wastes, unwanted medications Saturday at ‘STOP’ Day

Riverhead, N.Y.

Riverhead Town’s “Stop Throwing Out Pollutants” Day will be held in conjunction with a medication take-back event on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverhead Highway Department yard located at 1177 Osborn Avenue in Riverhead.

Riverhead residents can safely dispose of electronics, household chemicals, automotive products and more. For a full list of items that can be disposed of during the event, click here. For more STOP Day information, call (631)727-3200 ext. 391.

The medication take-back event is hosted by the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth. The Riverhead Police Department will be present to safely dispose of your medication. All medication is accepted as long as it is properly sealed.