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RX Take Back Sites

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Prescription and Sharps
Take-Back Locations

The safe way to dispose of prescription drug waste

In Yuba and Sutter Counties

Yuba County Sheriff's Department

720 Yuba Street

Marysville, CA 95901

Olivehurst Fire Department

1962 9th Street

Olivehurst, CA 95961

Yuba City Police Department

1545 Poole Blvd.

Yuba City, CA 95993

Linda Fire Department

1286 Scales Ave.

Marysville, CA 95901

Year-round Disposal Sites 

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

812 5th Street

Marysville, CA 95901

(Call ahead for restrictions.)


855 Colusa Ave.

Yuba City, CA 95991 

(Call first to ensure the bin isn't full and find out when the pharmacist will be there as she/he has to unlock it) 


Yuba City Senior Center

777 Ainsley Avenue

Yuba City, CA 95991

(takes back RXs and expired OTCs on the FIRST FRIDAY only from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Take-back is overseen by the Yuba City Police Department.)

Most Fire Departments and Law Enforcement agencies in the area will take back prescription drugs throughout the year.

Sharps (Needle) Disposal Sites

Adventist Health, Rideout

726 4th Street

Marysville, CA 95901

Recology Yuba-Sutter Recycling Buy-Back Center

3001 North Levee Road

Marysville, CA 95901

(Sharps in approved biohazard containers can be brought to our special needle drop-off kiosk, Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Yuba-Sutter Household Hazardous Waste

134 Burns Drive

Yuba City, CA 95991

(All sharps waste must be transported to a collection center in an approved sharps container. Home-generated sharps waste includes hypodermic needles, syringes and lancets that are used for medical purposes.

Tuesday - Saturday 7:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.)

Sharps (Needle) Mail-Back Disposal Services

Visit CalRecycle for a list of companies that are authorized to provide sharps waste mail-back services in California.

Pre-paid Mail-back sharps containers can be ordered from:

EnviroMed: 877-340-2430

XMED Disposal: 866-735-9709

GRP & Associates: 800-207-0976

Medasend: 800-200-3581

Sharps Compliance: 800-772-5657

Stericycle: 800-355-8773 or 800-527-0666

WCM Home Sharps Disposal: 877-436-5480

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