To prevent misuse and keep medications from entering our waterways, please dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications responsibly. Flushing unused or expired medications down the sink or toilet can pollute the environment.
Learn more here about the disposal options available to you!
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
The City of Citrus Heights is currently serviced by Republic
Services. Unfortunately, Republic Services does not accept
pharmaceuticals as a part of their Household Hazardous Waste
(HHW) Program. Citrus Heights residents are advised to follow the
Federal Recommendations. To get help with identifying
household hazardous waste and to find out ways to handle it,
Republic Services HHW Program website. To check the dates of
HHW events, visit the
City of Citrus Heights Waste Management and Recycling
Yolo County Yolo County
Free pickup available for seniors and disabled:
– West Sacramento: (916) 617-4590
– Yolo County: (530) 666-8856 Controlled substances: Local police station
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