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.

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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.