Take-Back Events

Local take-back events offer residents a free and convenient way to dispose of expired or unwanted medicines. The local authorities and Alameda MED-Project may also sponsor local drug take-back days in your area.

ACCEPTED: Medications in any dosage form, except for those listed below, in their original container or sealed bag.*

*If transferring medications to a sealed bag, please be sure to recycle all remaining packaging.

NOT ACCEPTED: Herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, cosmetics, other personal care products, compressed cylinders, aerosols, inhalers, medical devices, sharps, pet pesticides, illicit drugs, iodine-containing medications.

Calendar of Local Take-Back Events

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Unwanted Medication Take-Back Event

Highland Hospital 1411 East 31st St Oakland, CA 94602 Start time: 10:00 AM End time: 2:00 PM

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Unwanted Medications Take-Back Event

REACH Ashland Youth Center 16335 E 14th St San Leandro, CA 94578 Start time: 8:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Unwanted Medications Take-Back Event

Sutter Health - Eden Medical Center 19991 Lake Chabot Rd Castro Valley, CA 94546 Start time: 10:00 AM End time: 2:00 PM

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Unwanted Medications Take-Back Event

Sunol Glen Elementary School 11601 Main St Sunol, CA 94586 Start time: 8:00 AM End time: 12:00 PM

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Golden Gate Fields 1100 Eastshore Hwy Albany, CA 94710 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Unwanted Medication Take-Back Event

Oakland Zoo - Healthy Living Festival 9777 Golf Links Rd Oakland, CA 94605 Start time: 8:00 AM End time: 2:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Arroyo High School 15701 Lorenzo Ave San Lorenzo, CA 94580 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Oakland Coliseum 7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA 94621 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Canyon Middle School 19600 Cull Canyon Rd Castro Valley, CA 94552 Start time: 8:00 AM End time: 2:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Alameda Point 1951 Monarch Street Alameda, CA 94501 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Golden Gate Fields 1100 Eastshore Highway Albany, CA 94710 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

City of San Leandro Public Works 14200 Chapman Road San Leandro, CA 94578 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program

Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Avenue Pleasanton, CA 94566 Start time: 9:00 AM End time: 1:00 PM Link to website

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