Controlled substances come under the authority of the Drug Enforcement Administration and may include illegal drugs or prescription medications such as pain killers and tranquilizers.

Find the nearest drop-off site

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Disposal locations (free of charge):

Call ahead before you make a trip.

Vancouver Police Department
East Precinct
521 SE 155th Avenue, 360-487-7500
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
No liquids, sharps, inhalers or pill containers

Vancouver Police Department
West Precinct
2800 NE Stapleton Road, 360-487-7355
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
No liquids, sharps, inhalers or pill containers


Sharps and Inhalers

  • Inhaler and pre-filled injector (i.e. Epipen) mail-back services are available, free of charge, to all residents upon request through MED-Project.
  • Sharps and inhalers are accepted at the transfer station for free disposal.

Learn more about sharps disposal

Keep the following in mind when transporting unwanted medications for disposal:

  • Keep medications in their original containers
  • Make sure the container is sealed and does not leak
  • Remove or obscure patient information on labels