Get Rid of Unwanted Medicine—Safely

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Pierce County expands free medicine return locations and services through MED-Project.

  • MED-Project—funded by the drug industry—offers kiosk locations and postage-paid return envelopes for the safe return and disposal of unwanted medicine.
  • MED-Project kiosks accept drugs sold in any form including:
    • Prescriptions.
    • Over-the-counter medications.
    • Controlled substances.
    • Pet medications.
  • Kiosks and return envelopes are available to all Pierce County residents.

Find a list of accepted and not-accepted items, and kiosk hours and locations at MED-Project.org.

Why should I use secure medicine return?

  • Limit drug abuse. The home medicine cabinet is one of the most common places people go when looking for drugs to get high.
  • Prevent accidental poisoning. Many young children get poisoned by taking medicine not intended for them.
  • Protect the environment. When you flush medicine down the toilet or throw it in the trash, it pollutes our water and soil.

Stewardship Plan

Regulation

Resources

Questions?

Contact us at securemedreturn@tpchd.org or (253) 798-6429.

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