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April 28: Medication Take Back Event

Courtesy of Boulder County Public Health

Boulder County residents can drop off unwanted prescription medication at drug collection events this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 5600 Flatiron Parkway, Boulder, or to the Superior Substation, located at 405 Center Drive, Unit F, Superior.

The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Bring your pills, patches, or small amounts of liquid medication for disposal.

Items not accepted at this collection:

  • Syringes
  • Inhalers
  • Chemotherapy drugs

For more information about how to safely dispose of unwanted medication in Boulder County, including what to do with liquid medication and syringes, visit:

Additional safe disposal locations are available throughout Boulder County and regularly accept unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Click here for the map.

Visit and enter your zip code to find other take back locations near you.

Keep unused drugs from being misused and reduce the amount of chemicals that reach our waterways by dropping your pharmaceuticals off at a designated site or by following simple steps for home disposal.

For More Information

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246-1530
Customer Technical Assistance: 303-692-3320 or 888-569-1831, Ext. 3320 (toll-free)