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Prescription Drug Turn-In Program
Drop of unwanted prescription drugs
Fairview City Hall 
Lobby - Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) Detectives Unit (DU)
1300 NE Village Street       

Citizens can anonymously dispose of their unused, expired or unwanted  prescription drugs.         
Picture of Pill Bottles

Disposal 
  • Only items for personal use from residents will be accepted; no items accepted from businesses.
  • Leave medications in original containers if possible. 
  • MCSO Deputies collect the contents and prepare them for disposal in accordance with federal and state laws. 
Prescription Drug Drop Box
Drop-off Hours
MCSO- DU Lobby 
Monday - Friday 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Acceptable Items 
  • Liquid medication(leak-proof container)
  • Medication samples
  • Ointments & lotions 
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Pet and animal medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Vitamins

 Not Acceptable Items
  • Aerosol cans
  • Bloody or infectious waste  
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Inhalers
  • Needles
  • Thermometers
Dispose of sharp containers and other medical waste
     • Contact Metro's Hazardous Waste program  at 503-234-3000.  
     • Contact your local garbage hauler or pharmacy for disposal options.