Mail-Back Services for expired or unwanted medicines are available, free of charge, to all residents upon request. Medications in any dosage form, except for those identified as Not Accepted below, in their original container or sealed bag are accepted.
NOTE: The following items are not accepted in Medicine Mail-Back Envelopes: Herbal remedies, vitamins, supplements, cosmetics, other personal care products, medical devices, batteries, mercury-containing thermometers, sharps, illicit drugs, pet pesticide products, over the counter medicines, and inhalers.
If transferring medications to a sealed bag, please be sure to recycle remaining packaging.
Mail-Back Services for sharps are available to all residents upon request. Sharps (such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, pre-loaded sharps, auto-injectors, intravenous needles, lancets, and other devices used to penetrate the skin for drawing blood, or for the delivery of medicines) contained in U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared sharps containers are accepted.
NOTE: The following are not accepted in Sharps Mail-Back Package: Controlled substances, unwanted medicines not contained in sharps, and loose sharps that are not contained in U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared sharps containers.
All sharps disposal containers should be made of heavy-duty plastic; able to close with a tight-fitting, puncture resistant lid without sharps being able to come out; upright and stable during use; leak-resistant; and properly labeled as “sharps waste” or with the biohazard symbol and the word “BIOHAZARD” to warn of hazardous materials inside the container.
Please complete the below form to request a pre-paid, pre-addressed mail-back package. Instructions for disposal will be provided with all mail-back services. Please submit separate forms for each type of mail-back package.