Safe Medication Disposal Event


Tuesday, March 28, 2023


8:00am - 2:00pm


Ingalls Mall (N. Washington St. near Rackham) & U-M Medical Center (Triangle)


The Safe Medication Disposal Event is held by the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, during which unused and expired medications are collected for environmentally safe disposal.

Students have collected almost two tons of medication, keeping potentially harmful substances out of our water, landfills, and the wrong hands. We now accept sharps and sharps containers. The event will be held at two locations simultaneously. 

Date: March 28, 2023 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location No. 1: Ingalls Mall North Washington St. – across from Rackham Auditorium

Location No. 2: University of Michigan Medical Center: Triangle area between University Hospital, Mott Children’s Hospital, and Taubman Health Care Center

Accepted items:

Prescription & OTC Medications, medication samples, vitamins, ointments & lotions, inhalers, antibiotics, steroids, veterinary medicine, and controlled medications, sharps and sharps containers.

Unaccepted items:

Sunscreen, insect repellent, cosmetics, hair care or personal hygiene products, hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol, aerosol cans, blood or infectious waste, or tobacco.

Additional medication disposal sites:

207 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor, MI 48108 (1st floor of University Health Services)

1500 E Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (UM Medical Center)

3280 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (Clark Pharmacy)

2100 W. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 (CVS)

3825 Carpenter Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (Meijer)

5408 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 (CVS)