All prescription medications require special handling. You can safely dispose of your medications at the following locations:
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Police Department Station drop-off locations are not available at this time. Find prescription painkiller disposal drop-off locations near you.
The City of San Diego accepts over-the-counter or prescription medication at its HHW Transfer Facility by appointment only.
Note: Prescription painkillers are NOT accepted at the City's Household Hazardous Waste Transfer Facility. All other medications are accepted.