Safe, Affordable & Convenient

Stericycle’s Medication Collection Kiosks and Envelopes are safe, reliable, and anonymous outlets for consumers and pharmaceutical end users to dispose of their unused and/or expired drugs. Collection receptacles serve many different types of facilities including retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, businesses and organizations.


An Award-Winning Solution

Stericycle’s TakeBack suite received a Top Product of the Year Award at the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards.

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Collection Kiosk Program

Consumers place expired or unused medications in collection kiosk drop-boxes for safe and secure disposal.
Only non-controlled drugs and schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances can be accepted*.


  • Must be hosted by DEA registered collectors such as retail pharmacies
  • Includes kiosk units, boxes and serialized liners
  • Safe and secure packaging by Stericycle technician


  • Convenient for regular pharmacy customers
  • Higher volume potential
  • Increased store foot traffic
  • Marketing/educational tool

Seal&Send MailBack Program

Consumers utilize MailBack envelopes to properly dispose of unused medications. Only non-controlled drugs
and schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances can be accepted*.


  • Each envelope holds up to 8 ounces of medication (maximum 4 ounces of liquid)
  • Dispose of via incineration
  • Sold in cartons of 50 or 500


  • Perfect for any business, as an employee benefit
  • Convenient for immobile population
  • Ease of at-home program
  • Low risk of diversion
  • No DEA registration required to distribute

Learn more about our Pharmaceutical TakeBack Suite
Contact us today (877) 787-0375




people who misuse prescription painkillers for the first time obtain drugs from friends or relatives. - DEA



Americans die every day from drug-related overdoses. - DEA



of high school seniors have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons at least once. - Contemporary Pediatrics



of the nation’s water supply is permeated by pharmaceuticals through aquifers deep underground. - Associated Press