To prevent environmental contamination, prescription and over-the-counter medication should NEVER be flushed down a toilet or thrown in the trash.
Bring medications to the Household Hazardous Waste drop-off days at the landfill. Controlled substances or medications that contain controlled substances (vicodin, morphine, codeine, etc.) are not accepted at the landfill HHW days. By law, only law enforcement can handle controlled substances.
Davis Compounding Solutions 756-1255 1205 Drake Drive, Suite C
1. At home, remove, scratch off or black-out personal information from the containers to protect identity.
2. Just before drop-off, remove pills from original containers (place containers in your recycling bin) and place pills in a clear zipper bag. Keep liquids & creams in original containers.
3. Bring zipper bag of pills & any liquids or creams and place in bin.
Other important information:
* Medications should remain in original child-proof container until just prior to drop-off. No Controlled Substance prescriptions (e.g., vicodin, Ritalin, codeine, valium, etc.) â€“ see complete list at www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/schedules. Dispose of controlled substances at a DEA Take-Back Day Event near you, or check with local law enforcement: (800) 882-9539 or www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov
Yolo County Central Landfill (530) 666-8729 CR 28H & 104
Accepts for FREE recycling: electronics, TV and computer monitors, microwaves, cardboard, paper, glass, metal cans, aluminum cans, scrap metal, tin foil, rigid plastics, agricultural plastics, plastic #1-#7, used motor oil, used oil filters, car batteries, alkaline batteriesand rechargeable batteries. A fee may apply for all other materials.
These items are also accepted at the landfill for recycling--fees do apply: toilets, stoves, ovens, freezers, refrigerators, wood, yard waste, dirt, concrete, gravel, sand, asphalt, tires, washing machines and dryers.
Information on local non-profits and businesses who offer recycling/reuse services are provided as a service to the Davis community. If your non-profit or business provides services you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org