Pill drop-off, shredding April 28

TOWN OF LINCOLN — The Madison County Department of Solid Waste and Sanitation is hosting two events on Saturday, April 28, ­ A Safe Pill Collection being held in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s fourth National Prescription Pill Take-Back Day and a free Shredding Event for destruction of confidential documents.

The Safe Pill Collection will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the shredding event from 9 a.m. to Noon. at the main Landfill site on Buyea Road in the Town of Lincoln ­ three miles south of the traffic light on Route 5 in Wampsville.Residents dropping off prescription drugs are asked to keep the medications in their original containers; personal information can be crossed out. Those attending the free shredding event can shred up to three cubic feet (three file boxes) of confidential material on site.

For information call the Recycling hotline at 1-800-721-2208.