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

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




Contact us at or (253) 798-6429.

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