Safe Drug Disposal

Where to safely drop off your unwanted medicine in San Francisco

Use the search function below to find convenient locations with secure disposal drop-off locations or where you can obtain mail-back supplies. Call 844-633-7765 for more information or to order mail-back supplies.
Reference: San Francisco 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 • cosmetics • other personal care products • medical devices • batteries • mercury-containing thermometers • sharps • medications dispensed with a sharp included • illicit drugs

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While the listing of participating drop-off and mail-back supply locations is regularly updated, you should confirm, prior to visiting a location, that it will be open when you intend to visit and will be able to accept your medications or provide you with mail-back supplies.

AHF Pharmacy DBA Castro Pharmacy

Drop-off location
518a Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 255-2720
Monday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Walgreens 01327

Drop-off location
498 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 861-3136
Sunday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday12:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library - Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch

Mail-back supply location
451 Jersey Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 355-5707
Sunday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library - Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial Branch

Mail-back supply location
1 Jose Sarria Court
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 355-5616
Sunday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Walgreens 15296

Drop-off location
2262 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 255-0101
Monday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
San Francisco Police Department - Mission Station

Drop-off location
630 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 558-5400
Sunday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Walgreens 04529

Drop-off location
2145 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 355-0800
Sunday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mission Wellness Pharmacy

Drop-off location
2424 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 826-3484
Monday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Walgreens 04231

Drop-off location
2690 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 285-1576
Sunday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday7:00 am - 11:59 pm
Walgreens 01109

Drop-off location
5260 Diamond Heights Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 695-2808
Sunday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CVS Pharmacy 10188

Drop-off location
499 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 503-0722
Sunday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Walgreens 01054

Drop-off location
3398 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 824-6886
Sunday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
CVS Pharmacy 01983

Drop-off location
701 Portola Drive
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 504-6043
Sunday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Walgreens 03711

Drop-off location
1189 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 647-1397
Sunday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 9:00 pm
San Francisco Police Department - Park Station

Drop-off location
1899 Waller St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 242-3000
Sunday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Outpatient Pharmacy

Drop-off location
1001 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
(628) 206-8107
Sunday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Genoa Healthcare 20289

Drop-off location
245 11th Street Suite P1
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 871-0117
Monday7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday7:30 am - 4:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library - Glen Park Branch

Mail-back supply location
2825 Diamond Street
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 355-2858
Sunday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Charlie's Drug Store

Drop-off location
1101 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 567-0771
Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Francisco Police Department - Northern Station

Drop-off location
1125 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 614-3400
Sunday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday12:00 am - 11:59 pm
San Francisco Fire Department Station 29

Mail-back supply location
299 Vermont Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 558-3200
Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Order a Mail-Back Package

To request a pre-paid, pre-addressed mail-back envelope or to learn more information about proper drug disposal, click below.

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Before visiting a location, please confirm the operating hours and the location’s ability to accept your medications or provide you with mail-back supplies.

Drop-off location

Medication drop boxes are installed at nearby locations such as pharmacies and law enforcement offices for residents to simply drop off their expired or unwanted household medications for safe, free, and convenient disposal.

Mail-back supply location

Medication mail-back package pick-up sites are located throughout your community and provide free, postage-paid mail-back disposal packages for residents to safely dispose of unwanted household medication by mail.