Pharmaceutical Drop Off Points

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, along with other state and local law enforcement agencies and local business encourage you to take your expired or no longer prescription drugs to a drug drop off location.  This effort is focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances and other medications from our nation’s medicine cabinets. throughout the year.

Generally accepted items:

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

Items not accepted:

  • Aerosol medications
  • No Needles and sharps
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Oxygen containers
  • Chemotherapy/radioactive substance
  • Pressurized canisters
  • Illicit drugs

The following is a list of business that will take the medications year around:

King Soopers

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

Tri-County Health Department

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

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

City Market

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

 

Authorized Collectors

Authorized collectors  may collect pharmaceutical controlled substances and non-controlled substances.  Controlled and non-controlled pharmaceuticals may be co-mingled in a single collection receptacle, however, it is not required.

These authorized collectors CANNOT accept or dispose of illicit drugs (e.g., schedule I controlled substances such as marijuana, heroin, LSD). For more information on how an authorized collector can dispose of controlled substances, visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/fact_sheets/disposal_registrant.pdf 

For more information on what the general public can dispose of and how they can dispose of unwanted controlled substances, visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/fact_sheets/disposal_public.pdf

Document Resources

Douglas County Sheriff

Justice Center

4000 Justice Way
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone: 303.660.7505

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Highlands Ranch Substation

9250 Zotos Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone: 303.784.7800

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


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