Colorado Household Medication Take-Back Program

The state-funded program is now expanding with a goal of establishing at least one permanent collection location in every Colorado county. All locations can accept prescribed controlled substances (e.g. Percocet, Vicodin, Xanax, Ritalin and Adderall) along with other prescribed and over-the-counter medications.
Use this interactive map to find take-back locations that participate in the State program. Walgreen’s, some other pharmacies and some law enforcement agencies collecting on their own, while not part of this program, have been included for completeness (we recommend calling these locations to verify hours and items acceptable for disposal). Kaiser-Permanente program locations are also included, along with hours of operation.
List of take back locations
A list of the locations found on the map.

Items that can or cannot be accepted
The success of the program depends on its proper use.
Medications may be deposited in their original containers, but you can help conserve space in collection bins by pouring pills/capsules into a zip-top bag and then trashing or recycling containers separately. Strike out personal information on pill containers before depositing in collection bins or trashing/recycling them.
Do not deposit excessive packaging, like cardboard boxes, in the collection bins.
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