What Do I Do With My Leftover Meds?

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably got a few half-filled bottles of expired or unused prescriptions or other medicines collecting dust in your medicine cabinet. The good news is that there are a variety of safe and secure options for getting rid of those medicines—options that won’t put your family’s health, or the environment, at risk.

We scoured hundreds of federal, state, and local resources (so you don't have to!) so you can easily find out how to dispose of your unused meds in your community. Just click on your state from the list below to get started.

Alabama Alaska Arizona
Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware Washington DC
Florida Georgia Hawaii
Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky
Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota
Mississippi Missouri Montana
Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania
Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Virginia Washington
West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming


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