Medicine & Prescription Drugs

Alternative ways to recycle
Hazardous Waste

Household medications can be dropped off the following locations in Napa County. No business waste is accepted. You can also check with your pharmacy to see if they accept medications. Please remove personal information from the medication containers before dropping off.

Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
889A Devlin Road, American Canyon | 1-800-984-9661

Vasconi’s Pharmacy
1381 Main St, St. Helena | (707) 963-1444

Narcotics and other controlled substances can be dropped off at the following locations:

Napa Police Department1539 First St, Napa | (707) 257-9223 (Non-Emergency Number)

Yountville Sheriff Station, 1950 Mulberry St, Yountville | (707) 944-9228 (Use call box at front door for access)

St. Helena Police Station, 1480 Main St, St. Helena | (707) 967-2850

Calistoga Police Station, 1235 Washington St, Calistoga | 707-942-2810


Do you have unneeded medical supplies? Born to Age is a Napa organization that collects and redistributes leftover medical supplies, including gauze, bandages, wheelchairs, walkers, etc. Find out more at


Don’t Flush Down the Toilet

Drugs dissolve when they are flushed down the toilet and can contaminate drinking water sources.

Alternative Ways to Recycle


Give to a DEA-Authorized Collector

Some pharmacies and law enforcement offices are registered with the DEA as authorized drug collectors; you can drop-off unused or unwanted drugs at these locations. Find a DEA-authorized disposal location.

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Walgreens Safe Medication Disposal Program

Select Walgreens locations now have kiosks for safe medication disposal. Find a kiosk here.

Did You Know?

Don't Rush to Flush Unwanted Medications - English Video

Don't Rush to Flush Unwanted Medications - Spanish Video