Town Square

Post a New Topic

Where in Palo Alto can I dispose of old medications?

Original post made by Conscientious on Jan 20, 2008

I have all kinds of meds to get rid of: expired, unexpired, prescription, OTC, ointments, liquids, pills.

Who will take them? Do pills have to be in original containers, or can I just dump all the pills together?

Comments (3)

Posted by Kate, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 20, 2008 at 1:02 pm

1) The Palo Alto Medical Foundation Pharmacy - Level A

2) The first Sat. of the month - hazardous waste disposal on Embarcadero Road. to about noon. The drop off site is just west of the Water Treatment Plant. Call PASCO for more information.


Posted by Vivian Distler, a resident of South of Midtown
on Jan 20, 2008 at 3:41 pm

Please see another thread at Web Link


Posted by Conscientious, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jan 20, 2008 at 7:11 pm

Thank you both for your help!


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 2,728 views

Foothills Park: a world away
By Sally Torbey | 17 comments | 1,854 views

On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,534 views

Two Days to Save This Dog?
By Cathy Kirkman | 13 comments | 869 views

It Depends... Disguising Real Characters in Fiction
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 224 views