Community kiosk drop-off sites allow patients to bring expired or unwanted medicines to convenient locations for proper disposal. Residents may also go to selected locations to request a Mail-Back Package for expired or unwanted medicines.
ACCEPTED: Medications in any dosage form, except for those identified as Not Accepted below, 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, and illicit drugs.
If transferring medications to a sealed bag, please be sure to recycle remaining packaging.
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This list identifies information on some of the mail-back and kiosk programs, as well as take-back events, that may be available to San Francisco City and County residents for disposing of unwanted medicines. Some of the programs may be limited to a subset of San Francisco City and County residents (e.g., residents actively using a specific medication). Please contact the programs before attempting to use them to confirm they are available to you and able to accept your medications.
MED-Project LLC has compiled this list based on publicly available information for your convenience, but does not guarantee the accuracy of any of the information on it. MED-Project LLC does not endorse and denies any responsibility or liability for the programs listed or the processes they employ for collection, transportation, treatment, or disposal of the medications they collect.