Pharmaceutical Waste Stewardship

Various bottled medicine pills

California has industry-run statewide stewardship programs that provide safe and convenient disposal options for pharmaceutical waste at no cost to the consumer.

Where and How Do I Dispose of Pharmaceuticals?

See the Pharmaceutical Waste Stewardship Plan page for more information on the status of the programs.


Resources and Contact Information

For more information contact: Pharmaceutical and Sharps Unit,