Presecription drugs and antibiotics can cause several serious environmental problems and should never be put down the drain or in th etrash. The trafficing and improper use of narcotics is also a source of criminal activiity. With this in mind, three Blair County police departments now accept prescription drugs throughout the week. Hours vary, so please check the schedules below.
- Greater Altoona Area - Altoona Police Department, 1106 - 16th Street, 814-949-2489, All day everyday
- Southern Blair County - Hollidaysburg Police Department, 401 Blair Street, 814-695-3711, Weekdays from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
- Northern Blair County - Tyrone Police Department, 1100 Logan Avenue, 814-684-1364, Weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you still need a recycling bin, you can pick them up at the IRC office, IRC municipal buildings or highway yards. Our residential bin distribution event the end of October was a rousing success but some residents missed the event.