Consumer Medication & Sharps Take Back Disposal

Safeguard Public Health and the Environment with the Leader in Regulated Waste Management

Safe & Convenient Solutions

Stericycle helps our customers protect the communities they serve with a variety of disposal solutions for household-generated medications and sharps waste.  We partner with pharmacies, hospitals, law enforcement, employers, government agencies and non-profit organizations to deliver our services to communities across the United States. 

Our solutions include:

  • Safe-DropTM sharps mail back containers
  • Med-DropTM medication collection kiosks
  • Seal&SendTM medication envelopes

Trusted Expertise

Stericycle services thousands of Med-Drop collection kiosks nationwide and distributes hundreds of thousands of sharps containers each year to households around the country.  Through these services, we have collected and safely disposed of millions of pounds of unused household medications and needles from the public.  Our award-winning solutions are available in all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, and are trusted by top national pharmacy chains, hospital networks, drug manufacturers, and government agencies.

Protect Homes, Communities, and the Environment

Stericycle’s Med-Drop, Safe-Drop and Seal&Send solutions protect homes, workplaces, communities, and the environment from the damaging impacts of the opioid crisis, infectious disease, and contamination of waterways and drinking water systems.

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See Which Safe Community Solution is Right For You

Safe-Drop Sharps Mail Back Containers

Secure sharps collection containers can be used by residents in the home or by organizations in public spaces, and include clear use instructions and a prepaid USPS return-shipping box.Safe needle disposal prevents the spread of infectious disease to waste workers and the public by preventing needle sticks.

Ideal For

  • Retail pharmacies, immunization clinics, home health/infusion therapy
  • Healthcare facilities with low sharps volumes
  • Employers with employees who work in onsite offices, stores, warehouses, or other facilities
  • Public restrooms in restaurants, stores, airports, etc.

Seal&Send Medication Mail Back Envelopes

Each trackable, pre-paid Seal&Send envelope holds up to 8 oz. of household medication and allows the user to conveniently and anonymously dispose of their unwanted medications.Envelopes are scanned upon receipt and destroyed via incineration, safely removing contents from the home and environment.

Ideal For

  • Healthcare, government or community organizations looking to enable safe medication disposal for rural, elderly, disabled, low-income, and other homebound populations
  • Retail pharmacy customers
  • Employers and benefits providers as an employee benefit

Med-Drop Drug Collection Kiosks

Med-Drop kiosks allow the public to safely dispose of unwanted medications by depositing them into collection boxes installed at DEA-registered facilities like pharmacies.Collected material can be packaged by site staff or by Stericycle technicians and is ultimately destroyed via incineration.

Ideal For

  • Retail pharmacies
  • Hospitals and healthcare clinics with pharmacies (requires DEA registration)
  • Law enforcement agencies

Safe-Drop Sharps Mail Back Containers

Secure sharps collection containers can be used by residents in the home or by organizations in public spaces, and include clear use instructions and a prepaid USPS return-shipping box.Safe needle disposal prevents the spread of infectious disease to waste workers and the public by preventing needle sticks.

Ideal For

  • Retail pharmacies, immunization clinics, home health/infusion therapy
  • Healthcare facilities with low sharps volumes
  • Employers with employees who work in onsite offices, stores, warehouses, or other facilities
  • Public restrooms in restaurants, stores, airports, etc.

Seal&Send Medication Mail Back Envelopes

Each trackable, pre-paid Seal&Send envelope holds up to 8 oz. of household medication and allows the user to conveniently and anonymously dispose of their unwanted medications.Envelopes are scanned upon receipt and destroyed via incineration, safely removing contents from the home and environment.

Ideal For

  • Healthcare, government or community organizations looking to enable safe medication disposal for rural, elderly, disabled, low-income, and other homebound populations
  • Retail pharmacy customers
  • Employers and benefits providers as an employee benefit

Med-Drop Drug Collection Kiosks

Med-Drop kiosks allow the public to safely dispose of unwanted medications by depositing them into collection boxes installed at DEA-registered facilities like pharmacies.Collected material can be packaged by site staff or by Stericycle technicians and is ultimately destroyed via incineration.

Ideal For

  • Retail pharmacies
  • Hospitals and healthcare clinics with pharmacies (requires DEA registration)
  • Law enforcement agencies

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