Lots of us have expired drugs, or some that we just chosen not use. Getting rid of them safely may be harder than you think. Some have recommended crushing pills and mixing them with other garbage, like coffee grounds. The problem is that many drugs, particularly narcotics, show risks and side effects through contact with the drug. You increase this risk when you crush the pills. See this article for more information – http://www.takebackyourmeds.org/what-you-can-do/medicine-disposal-myths-and-facts/
Sullivan County will have a drug take back day on October 27. You can brig whatever you like and trained people will dispose of it properly and safely.