Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs

Safe Disposal

You can safely dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications at a receptacle available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the Cayuga County Public Safety Building which is located at:

 7445 County House Road
 Auburn, New York 13021

Accepted Medications

  • Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Pet Medications
  • Prescription Medications
  • Prescription Ointments
  • Prescription Patches
  • Prescriptions
  • Samples
  • Vitamins

Do not flush or pour unwanted, unused, or expired medications down the drain.

Accepted Items & Additional Information

For more information and to view what items are accepted, please view the Dispose of Your Excess Medication (PDF)  .

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation also has information on their website on the proper disposal of household prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs.