Medicine


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Don't throw unused or expired medication in the trash or flush it down the toilet. Return medicine to drop-off kiosks for safe disposal.

Learn more about secure medicine return on the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's website.

Free medicine return locations in Pierce County


MED-Project offers kiosk locations and postage-paid return envelopes for the safe return and disposal of expired or unwanted medicine, including

  • prescriptions
  • over-the-counter medications
  • controlled substances
  • pet medications

Find drop-off locations and hours at MED-Project.org.

Controlled substances and narcotics


Drugs with a high potential for abuse or addiction can be dropped off at your local police or sheriff's department. Examples include amphetamines, Valium, Ritalin, morphine, methadone and OxyContin.

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