Operation Medicine Drop is a partnership between Safe Kids North Carolina, NC State Bureau of Investigation, the Riverkeepers of North Carolina, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of North Carolina, and local law enforcement agencies. Together these agencies encourage the safe disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medications.

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, several drop off locations will be available throughout the Charlotte-Mecklenburg metro area. Print off the flyer for your refrigerator, to post at your work office, or ask your local businesses to post.

***NO needles/syringes or biohazardous materials are accepted at any of the following locations.***

Locations and Times:

October 28, 8 am – 11 am

Shops at Highland Creek – Harris Teeter
5810 Highland Shoppes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28269

October 28, 10 am – 2 pm

Steele Croft Shops Center – Harris Teeter
13000 South Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28278

Harris Teeter
1704 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

StoneCrest Shops Center – Harris Teeter
7852 Rea Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277

Harris Teeter
2717 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28209

6828 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227


If you are unable to come to any of these drop off points on October 28, the following locations have drop boxes available year round:

Matthews Police Department – lobby, 24 hrs a day
1201 Crews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

Mint Hill Police Department – lobby, 8:30 am – 5 pm
7151 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police – Main, 8 am – 5 pm
601 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Mecklenburg County Sheriff – Jail North, 7 am – 7 pm
5235 Spector Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269

Walgreens – during store hours
8538 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28262

Walgreens – during store hours
6649 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28211


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Operation Medicine Drop – October 28, 2017

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