Dropoff set for meds, hazardous waste

The Tucson/Pima County Household Hazardous Waste Program and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are sponsoring a medicine collection along with a monthly household waste collection from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway.

Prescription and over-the-counter tablets, capsules, liquids and creams will be collected.

Metal or glass inhalation bottles, syringes and epi-pens will not be accepted. Drugs from commercial organizations will not be accepted.

Residents can also bring for disposal household chemicals such as automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, and lawn and garden products. Computer equipment and televisions will be accepted by Rise Inc. for free. The program only accepts materials generated in homes — no commercially generated materials will be accepted.

For more information go to tucsonaz.gov/hhw or call 791-3171.

Coin club to hold

free show Oct. 20

The Tucson Coin Club is hosting a coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Fraternal Order of Police hall, 3445 N. Dodge Blvd.

The event will feature dealers displaying and selling U.S. and world coins and paper money, tokens, medals and gold and silver. Dealers also will be available to buy precious metals and offer free appraisals.

The show is free to attend, and parking is free.

For more information, go to tucsoncoinclub.org or call 305-5513.

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