The Pima County Sheriff's Department will be hosting Dispose-A-Med events intermittently throughout the year. These events are offered free of charge thanks to a grant provided by the Department of Justice.
We WILL accept the following items:
- Gel Caps
- Medicated Patches
Please empty your pills in a plastic bag before coming to the Dispose-A-Med.
The following items will not be accepted:
- Metal or glass inhalation aerosol bottles
- Diabetic test strips
For safety and confidentiality reasons, any items turned over for collection cannot be returned. We do not accept drugs from commercial organizations. For information about the disposal of needles and syringes, please visit the Pima County Health Department website. Visit the site to also find a listing of permanent disposal locations.
Dispose-A-Med Bin Locations
Our Green Valley,Rincon, Foothills, and Ajo stations offer a drop-off bin for unused prescription drugs and over the counter medications. These bins are accessible Monday - Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
Green Valley - 601 N. La Canada Dr.
Rincon - 8999 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Foothills - 7300 N. Shannon Rd.
Ajo - 1249 Ajo Well Rd
- February 20, 2016 - 10:00 am - 2:00pm
Olsen's Marketplace IGA
1961 Ajo Gila Bend Highway
Ajo, AZ 85321
- February 27, 2016 - 10:00 am - 2:00pm
7300 N. Shannon Rd
Additional dates will be posted throughout the year. Please check this page a few days before any event to get the most current information.