Prescription & OTC Medication Drop Box

Town residents looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications will now visit the safe, anonymous and secure permanent drop off location, anytime it is convenient for them. The Fairfield Police Department has establish this permanent drug collection box as a way to reduce the supply of drugs that can be potentially harmful to kids, the water supply and the landfill. Fairfield is among the first area towns to provide a safe, secure and environmentally friendly way to collect unwanted or expired household medication, including prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs and unused pharmaceuticals. Fairfield residents won’t have to wait for a specific take-back day to clean out their medicine cabinets. 

Bring medications in original containers with the label removed. 

Accepted:

  • Prescription Medication
  • Over-the-counter Medication
  • Pet Medication
  • Vitamins/Supplements
  • Patches and ointments
  • Medication samples 


Not Accepted:

  • Inhalers
  • Needles (sharps)
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Aerosol cans
  • Hazardous waste


Open 365 days per year, 24 hours per day.  Located in the Fairfield Police Department Lobby (100 Reef Road)