Twice a year, in April and October, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Diversion Control organizes the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days. Take advantage of those dates to drop-off your prescription drugs.

See dates and locations: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback

Additional drop-off locations year-round:

Cambridge Police Department

Lobby
24/7 125 Sixth St.
Cambridge, MA 02141

Cambridge Health Department

For sharps ONLY
Lobby
119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Most other police departments and some health departments in Massachusetts also have drugs and sharps drop-off containers on-site. Call your local police department to find out.