Protect our environment and community by properly disposing of your prescription medications at a permanent local medication drop box near you. Business hours apply.

Properly disposing of unused opioid medication prevents the risk of addiction, misuse, and overdoses. 75% of Utahans currently addicted to opioids get them from a friend or family member. You can dispose of almost any medication at these drop box locations, especially any over-the-counter or prescription medication (i.e. opioids or prescription cough medication). There are some medications you can dispose of safely in the household trash. These include IV bags, non-prescription cough medication, vitamins, and so on. Here is a link to the FDA medication disposal list and frequently asked questions about medication disposal. Most medication drop box locations do not accept needles (see more information about needle disposal below). Call your local drop box location for more details.

Updated January 2023

American Fork

American Fork Police Department
75 East 80 North, Suite 101
American Fork, UT 84003

(801) 763-3020

CVS Pharmacy
475 East State Rd. 
American Fork, UT 84003

(801) 756-1501

Eagle Mountain

Utah County Sheriff’s –
Eagle Mountain Substation
1650 Stagecoach Run
Eagle Mountain, UT 84005

(801) 789-6701

Highland City

CVS Pharmacy
5326 West 11000 North 
Highland, UT 84003
(801) 763-9786 

Lone Peak Public Safety
5400 Civic Center Drive, #3
Highland, UT 84003

(801) 756-9800

Lehi City

Lehi Police Department
580 West State
Lehi, UT 84043
(801) 766-5800

Lindon City

Lindon Police Department
90 State Street
Lindon, UT 84042

(801) 769-8600


Mapleton Police Department
305 North Main
Mapleton, UT 84664

(801) 491-8048

Orem City

Orem Department of Public Safety
95 East Center Street
Orem, UT 84057

(801) 229-7209

Parkway Health Center Pharmacy
145 West 1300 South
Orem, UT 84058

(801) 234-8510


Payson City Hall
439 West Utah Avenue
Payson, UT 84651

(801) 465-5200

Mountain View Hospital
1000 E 100 N
Payson, UT 84651

(801) 465-7000

Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove Police Department
108 South 100 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

(801) 785-3506

Provo City

CVS Pharmacy
1273 N. University Ave. 
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 377-3280 

Mountainlands Community Health Center
589 South State St.
Provo, UT 84606

(801) 429-2000

Provo Police Department
48 South 300 West
Provo, UT 84601

(801) 852-6210

Walgreens Pharmacy
1315 North State St.
Provo, UT 84604

(801) 616-5223

Salem City

Salem City Police Department
30 West 100 South
Salem City, UT 84653

(801) 423-2312


Santaquin Police Department
275 West Main
Santaquin, UT 84655

(801) 754-1070

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs Police Department
367 South Saratoga Road
Saratoga Springs, UT 84045

(801) 766-6503

Spanish Fork

Spanish Fork Police Department
789 West Center Street
Spanish Fork, UT 84660

(801) 804-4700

Utah County Sheriff’s Office – Evidence Building
256 West 3200 North, Suite D
Spanish Fork, UT

(801) 851-4014

Walmart Neighborhood Market
898 South 2550 East St.
Spanish Fork, UT 84660
(801) 504-9612

Walmart Supercenter
1206 Canyon Creek Parkway
Spanish Fork, UT 84660



Springville Police Department
110 South Main
Springville, UT 84663

(801) 489-9421

Walmart Supercenter
660 S 1750 W
Springville, UT

(801) 489-6293


Vineyard City Office
125 South Main Street
Vineyard, UT 84059

(801) 226-1929

Not located in Utah County? Type your zip code into the Drop Box Locator on:

Drug Disposal Alternatives

If traveling to a drop box is inconvenient, you can also purchase Dispose Rx at a store/pharmacy or use an FDA-approved household disposal method. Dispose Rx is a powder that deactivates medication (including opioids) when mixed with water, and turns into a gel-like substance that is non-abusable.

Needle Disposal

Place used needles in a strong, plastic container. When the container is 3/4 full, put the lid on, seal it with duct tape, and label DO NOT RECYCLE. You can put the plastic container in the household trash or take it to a drop-off location. Utah County’s drop-off location is South Utah Valley Solid Waste Transfer Station (2450 W 400 S Springville, UT 84663). Follow this link for more instructions on how to dispose of sharps containers in Utah County:

3 thoughts on “Safe Drug Disposal

Comments or Questions?