Safe Drug Storage And Disposal
Safely store opioids and dispose of unused prescriptions.
While you are using prescription drugs, keep them locked up to prevent them from falling into the hands of others. To protect the people you care about and the environment, dispose of unwanted and unused prescriptions in one of Delaware’s prescription drug drop boxes. Refer to the list below to find a location near you.
Safe storage for handling prescription drugs:
- Take prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications exactly as prescribed.
- Do not share your prescription medications with anyone. It is illegal and unsafe.
- Lock all medications up or keep them out of the way of anyone, including children or pets, who might consume them by accident or on purpose.
- Safely dispose of any unused medications at one of Delaware’s prescription drug drop boxes.
Proper disposal of prescription and over-the-counter drugs for households:
Download and print out this guide to prescription drug drop boxes in Delaware, and put it in a convenient place for easy reference.Download the guide
Prescription Drug Dropbox Locations
|Newark Police Department||302-366-7111||220 S. Main St., Newark, DE 19711||Directions|
|New Castle County Police Department||302-573-2800||3601 N. DuPont Hwy., New Castle, DE 19720||Directions|
|Wilmington Police Department||302-576-3670||300 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, DE 19801||Directions|
|Walgreens||302–832–2300||1120 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, DE 19701||Directions|
|Walgreens||302-234-5440||6317 Limestone Road, Hockessin, DE 19707||Directions|
|Walgreens||302-656-4333||2119 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803||Directions|
|CVS Pharmacy||302-832-8701||1545 Pulaski Hwy., Bear, DE 19701||Directions|
|CVS Pharmacy||302-478-1510||4020 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803||Directions|
|University of Delaware Police Dept.||302-656-4333||413 Academy St., Newark, DE 19716||Directions|
|Rite Aid 2034||302-658-9824||2034 New Castle Ave, New Castle, DE 19720||Directions|
|Dover Police Department||302-736-7111||400 S. Queen St., Dover, DE 19904||Directions|
|Smyrna Police Department||302-653-9217||325 W. Glenwood Ave., Smyrna, DE 19977||Directions|
|Felton Police Department||302-284-8441||24 E. Sewell St., Felton, DE 19943||Directions|
|Camden Police Department||Phone||1783 Friends Way, Camden, DE 19934||Directions|
|Harrington Police Department||302-398-4493||20 Mechanic St., Harrington, DE 19952||Directions|
|Milford Police Department||302-422-8081||400 NE Front Street, Milford, DE 19963||Directions|
|Walgreens||302-678-9820||1001 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904||Directions|
|Selbyville Police Department||302-436-5085||68 W. Church St. Selbyville, DE 19975||Directions|
|Greenwood Police Department||302-349-4822||100 W. Market St. Greenwood, DE 19950||Directions|
|Ocean View Police Department||302-539-1111||201 Central Ave., Ocean View, DE 19970||Directions|
|Georgetown Police Department||302-349-4822||335 N. Race St., Georgetown, DE 19947||Directions|
|Laurel Police Department||302-875-2244||205 Mechanic St., Laurel, DE 19956||Directions|
|Delmar Police Department||302-846-2320||400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Delmar, MD 21875||Directions|
|Walgreens||302-644-7840||17239 Five Points Square, Lewes, DE 19958||Directions|
|Walgreens||302-628-6100||22898 Sussex Hwy., Seaford, DE 19973||Directions|
|CVS Pharmacy||302-644-1558||17229 N. Village Main Blvd.,Lewes, DE 19958||Directions|
|SUN Behavioral Health Delaware||302-604-5519||21655 Biden Ave., Georgetown, DE 19947||Directions|
|Millsboro Police Dept.||302-934-8174||307 Main St., Millsboro, DE 19966||Directions|