By: KDKA-TV News Staff

BEAVER, Pa. (KDKA) – Beaver County’s 21 prescription drug takeback boxes have collected more than 9,400 pounds of prescription drugs over the past four years.

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In January 2021 alone, the Beaver County district attorney’s office says the boxes collected 500 pounds.

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The boxes are available 5 days a week during normal business hours.

All the prescription drugs collected are incinerated under the watch of DEA agents and/or the Pennsylvania National Guard.

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The 21 locations can be found here.