Smithville has a permanent drop box for unused prescription and over the counter drugs
There is a drug disposal program
in Smithville. A permanent drop box is located inside City Hall for old and unused medications. Dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications at City Hall (located at 107 W. Main Street). There is no paperwork and the program is free and anonymous. Bring the medication to City Hall and put it in the drop box - no questions asked! City Hall is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Pills and tablets should be put into a sealed bag for drop-off (bags are available at City Hall).
What can and cannot be dropped off
You CAN turn in: prescription medications, over the counter medications, medication samples, pet medications, vitamins, inhalers, syrups, ointments, creams and lotions (liquids should be in leak proof containers).
You CANNOT turn in: syringes, needles or lancets, mercury or cadmium products (thermometers & batteries), IV bags, used bandages, gowns or bio-hazardous items, aerosol cans, hydrogen peroxide and EpiPens.