Controlled Substances

No Controlled Substances will be accepted at the HHW collection facility.

It is illegal for collection facilities to accept certain prescription medications known as "controlled substances". These are drugs that have a potential for addiction and/or abuse such as narcotics and tranquilizers.  Common controlled substances include codeine, phenobarbitol, and anabolic steroids.

Information on controlled substances disposal is provided by the DEA Call Center


For a complete list of controlled substances visit the Federal DEA list of controlled substances.