Where can I drop off out-dated or leftover medicine?

Over 90% of pharmacies in BC participate in the Medications Return Program, a take-back system for old prescription and non-prescription medicine.  Participating pharmacies collect expired, unused and unwanted medications from the public for safe disposal. The program includes prescription and non-prescription medications, natural health products, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal creams, inhalers, and patches. The Medications Return Program is administered by the Health Products Stewardship Association on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry.

Call the RCBC Recycling Hotline or visit the Health Products Stewardship Association website to find a drop-off location near you.

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