Medication Disposal

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What should you do with your unwanted and expired medication?

Medicine Kiosks are installed at nearby locations such as pharmacies and law enforcement offices for residents to simply drop-off their expired or unwanted medicine for safe and free disposal. Enter your zip code to find a nearby Medication Kiosk on MED-PROJECT website. 

How to dispose 

  1. Find a local Medical Kiosk
  2. Remove any label with personal information on the bottle
  3. Keep medication in original container or sealed in a plastic bag
  4. Drop accepted medications off at a medication kiosk

Do not place medicine in the trash or recycling, and never flush them down the toilet.

What is Not Accepted

  • Herbal remedies
  • Vitamins
  • Supplements
  • Cosmetics
  • Other personal care products
  • Medical devices
  • Batteries
  • Mercury-containing thermometers
  • Sharps
  • Illicit or illegal drugs
  • Pet pesticide products
  • Animal medicines
  • Biologics (such as insulin)

For more information on Pharmaceutical Waste, visit CalRecycle website.