Safe Drug Disposal Portal: Starting a Drug Take-Back Program


Any independently owned pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, law enforcement agency, or other DEA registered collector can set up a drug take-back program, which not only benefits the community, but also brings additional foot-traffic and fosters customer loyalty.

Start a Drug Take-Back Program

The following resources will help your program get off the ground:

For information on safe disposal of household medical sharps, see PSI's Medical Sharps information page.


For resources to help you draft and promote drug take-back legislation, visit Advocate for Drug Take-Back.


Educate the public, lawmakers, and others on proper drug disposal. Visit our Outreach and Education Toolkit for ideas on how to spread the word.