Dispose-A-Med is an environmentally-friendly alternative to safely dispose of your unused medications to protect our environment; protect children, pets and wildlife; and prevent potential prescription abuse.
- Expired/unused/unneeded prescriptions
- Over-the-counter meds
- Veterinarian prescribed meds
What’s NOT Accepted:
- Inhalation/aerosol bottles
- Household hazardous waste
Permanent Dispose-A-Med Boxes (open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Monday – Friday)
Tucson Police Department
- Southside Santa Cruz Substation
4410 S. Park Ave.
- Westside Police Service Center
1310 W. Miracle Mile
- Midtown Substation
1100 S. Alvernon Way
- Downtown Main Station
270 S. Stone Ave.
- Eastside Rincon Substation
9670 E. Golf Links Rd.
- Dispose of Medications To: (653 KB)
- Disponer de Medicamentos Para: (655 KB)
- The Correct Way to Dispose of: (1.8 MB)
- La Manera Correcta de Desehar: (1.8 MB)
- More information at Dispose A Med (pima.gov) or call 520-724-7911.
Drop off items labeled acid, flammable, caustic, poison, caution, toxic, danger, or warning at a Household Hazardous Waste site .
The program was formed in 2009 to protect public health and safety, and promote protection of the environment and preservation of groundwater quality through safe collection and disposal of unwanted medications and personal care products. Partners include the Pima County Health Department, the City of Tucson, Tucson Water, the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, the Household Hazardous Waste Program, and other area organizations. Dispose-A-Med is free, safe, secure and confidential.