Don't Flush Your Meds
Drug Enforcement Administration National Take Back Day. Check this site for additional information about take back events. Controlled substances are accepted.
City of Sacramento
The City of Sacramento does not accept pharmaceuticals as a part of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program. However, as a resident of Sacramento County, you are eligible to dispose of your pharmaceuticals and other HHW at a County Facility. To review the list of acceptable materials at the City of Sacramento facility, visit the City of Sacramento’s HHW Program website.
City of Citrus Heights
City of Citrus Heights residents can take their unused or expired medications to the North Area Recovery Station — Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Center.
Yolo County Landfill
Free pickup available for seniors and disabled:
– West Sacramento: (916) 617-4590
– Yolo County: (530) 666-8856
Controlled substances: Local police station
The next time you visit your local pharmacy, ask the pharmacist if they have mail-back envelopes for your unused or expired medications.