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Pharmaceutical Disposal Program
Disposal of pharmaceuticals down a toilet or drain has become a serious public concern. Either method can allow medications to make their way into regional water sources by passing through wastewater treatment plants. The drop-off program can alleviate some of that pollution. Other reasons for the program include preventing abuse by young adults and to protect seniors. This disposal option decreases the likelihood of anyone taking a wrong or outdated medication by mistake, and gives families a convenient place to dispose of unwanted medicines.
For more information or to find a drop-off location near you, please refer to our Pharmaceutical Disposal Brochure.
What About Sharps Disposal?
Sharps Disposal Quick Reference (locations in central Contra Costa County)