What to do with Leftover Medicines
Follow the links below to find locations for leftover medication take-back in your state. Those with the most information are listed first.
Indicates that a collection site is located within a police station/law enforcement facility.This type of site generally accepts controlled substances.
Indicates that a collection site is located within a pharmacy. This type of site does NOT accept controlled substances.
AWARxE provides information on a medication collection program that operates at all CVS Pharmacy locations throughout Hawaii. AWARxE is a consumer protection program brought to you by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Foundation. ® AWARErx.org is an online resource for information about medicine safety, prescription drug abuse, medication disposal, and safe purchase of medications on the Internet.
Note: Pharmacy collection sites listed here cannot accept controlled substances.
Earth911.com is a website dedicated to providing resources for those who want to reduce the amount of waste they generate. Earth 911 operates a recycling site locator that allows residents to search for medication take-back programs within 25 miles of their zip code. Look for the "Recycling Locator” section near the middle of the webpage, and then enter your zip code.
Note: Pharmacy collection sites listed here cannot accept controlled substances. Most law enforcement agencies generally accept controlled substances. However, residents are encouraged to contact collection sites beforehand to inquire about what type of medications are not accepted, and to confirm hours of operation.
Click on the image below to download our leftover medicine fact sheet.