Pharmaceutical Drop Off Locations

pillsIt’s dangerous to throw your old and expired medications in the trash or down the drain. Instead, please drop them off at one of the locations below, where experts will safely destroy the medications.

The drug take-back effort aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Items that you can drop off:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Herbal drugs.
  • Any pill, powder or fluid type medication

Items you cannot drop off:

  • Aerosol medications
  • Needles and sharp objects
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Oxygen containers
  • Chemotherapy/radioactive substance
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Illegal drugs

Drop Off Locations

King Soopers

  • 4271 S. Buckley Rd, Aurora
  • 1650 30th St, Boulder
  • 100 Founders Parkway, Castle Rock
  • 2810 Quebec St, Denver
  • 1173 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen
  • 9551 S. University Blvd, Highlands Ranch
  • 3400 Youngfield St., Wheat Ridge

Tri-County Health Department

  • 4201 E. 72nd Ave. Suite D, Commerce City
  • 4857 S. Broadway, Englewood
Denver Health

  • Wellington E. Webb Center for Primary Care, 301 W. 6th Ave, Denver

City Market

  • 400 North Parkway, Breckenridge
  • 300 Dillon Ridge Rd, Dillon


 Want to dispose of your medicines yourself? Please view the regulations on proper disposal and learn more about authorized collectors.