DRUG DISPOSAL FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Liquid medications (small amounts in original, non-leaking containers)
Medicated patches (except Fentanyl and Duragesic® patches)
Unused drug injection cartridges, e.g., unused EpiPens® and insulin pens (unused with needle still protected inside)
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.)
Medical tools and supplies
Bloody or infectious waste
Personal care products
Request a DETERRA Drug Disposal Bag to safely destroy and dispose of unwanted medications.
Complete a request form at Broomfield.org/MedicationDisposal