Safe Medication Disposal

Prescription Drug Drop Off


Disposal of Prescription Drugs

The Portland State University Campus Public Safety / Police department and the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program have partnered to offer the community a permanent option for the disposal of prescription drugs. Community members can now bring in unused and expired medications and place them in the drop box. The drop box will be available to the public, 24 hours, 7 days a week in the lobby of the Campus Public Safety Office, located at 633 SW Montgomery Street Portland, OR 97201. CPSO will not accept prescription drugs from commercial entries for the purpose of destruction


Acceptable items for deposit

Prescription drugs, prescription patches, prescription samples, pet medications, over the counter medications including vitamins,and liquid medication in leak proof containers.


Items not acceptable for deposit,

Thermometers/Sharps/Syringes, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, hydrogen peroxide, aerosol cans, inhalers, EpiPens, prescription ointments, and iodine.