Drug take-back boxes are now located at all eight of Fairfax County police stations. Interested residents can bring their unused or unneeded medications to their local district station for a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing their drugs.
Accepted items include prescription medication (schedule II-V controlled and non-controlled), prescription ointments, over-the-counter medications and medications for pets. Prohibited items include needles (sharps), liquids of any kind, illegal drugs, medications from businesses or clinics, non-prescription ointments as well as lotions, aerosol cans and inhalers.
For more information, contact the Property and Evidence Section of the Fairfax County police from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 703-246-2786.