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Where to Dispose of your Unwanted Medicine

  If your medicine is expired, unused or just unwanted, you can dispose of the medication at your local police station.   A secured collection box is available at the Athens-Clarke-County Police East Precinct and the West Precinct between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Other surrounding cities also have…

Athens Solid Waste Department Poses Bars to Change to Cans

Athens Solid Waste Department poses bars to change from glass beer bottles to aluminum cans. The department is offering incentives for bars that will switch. In 2017, Downtown Health and Safety study found glass bottles as a hazards to customers, emergency responders and to solid waste employees. Athens City Government offers bar owners an incentive…