You can dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications safely year-round! Bring your items to: Broomfield Police Department:
7 DesCombes Dr.
The drop-box is located just inside the entrance, to the right.
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
No appointment necessary.
HELP CONSERVE SPACE! Before arriving at the police department, please empty your bottles and place your pills/capsules in a zip-top bag to help conserve space in the collection bin. Remember to strike out personal information on pill containers before depositing them in the trash and/or recycle bin.
What Can I Bring?
- Prescription medications
- Over-the-counter medications
- Liquid medications (small amounts in original, non-leaking containers)
- Medicated patches (except Fentanyl and Duragesic® patches)
- Medication samples
- Medicated ointments
- Pet medications
- Unused drug injection cartridges, e.g., unused EpiPens® and insulin pens (unused with needle still protected inside)
What is Not Accepted?
- Illicit drugs (e.g., DEA Schedule I drugs like heroin, LSD, etc.)
- Needles, syringes, and other sharps can be disposed of at the Boulder County Hazardous Materials Management Facility. Instructions for packaging are included on the website.
- Used Fentanyl and Duragesic® patches (Fold in half, sticky side together, and flush down the toilet.)
- Chemotherapy drugs
- Medical tools and supplies
- Bloody or infectious waste
- Personal care products
- Empty containers