Safe Medication Return

Where to safely drop off your unwanted medicine in Washington

Use the search function below to find convenient locations with secure disposal drop-off locations or where you can obtain mail-back supplies. Call (844) 4-TAKE-BACK or (844) 482-5322 for more information or to order mail-back supplies.
Washington has indicated that the following items are accepted or not accepted at kiosk locations:

ACCEPTED: Medications in any dosage form, except for those identified as Not Accepted, in their original container or sealed bag.

NOT ACCEPTED: Herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, other personal care products, medical devices, batteries, mercury-containing thermometers, sharps, illicit drugs, pet pesticide products, animal medicines, and biologics.

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Why Safe Medication Return?

Medications help treat diseases, manage chronic conditions, and improve health and well-being for millions of Americans. You should dispose of these medications safely when they are no longer needed to prevent accidental ingestion or misuse by others, including children and pets. Learn more about your free options to safely and securely dispose of household unwanted medication in Washington state.


Medications in any dosage form, except for those listed below, in their original container or sealed bag are accepted.

Not Accepted

  • Herbal remedies
  • Vitamins
  • Supplements
  • Cosmetics
  • Other personal care products
  • Batteries
  • Mercury-containing thermometers
  • Sharps
  • Illicit drugs
  • Pet pesticide products

Services Offered:

  • Drop-off location