Orinda Police Department

    22 Orinda Way
    Orinda, CA 94563
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    Drop-off: For residents only. Sharps must be in approved container.

    General Info: Please place needles/sharps in an authorized sharps container before placing them in the collection receptacle. For more information on containers please visit http://www.bd.com/us/diabetes/. Medications Drop-off Instructions: 1. To ensure privacy take medications out of their original containers and put them in a sealable plastic bag. 2. Please leave liquids in their original container and mark out personal information and then place the bottle into a sealable plastic bag and deposit into the green drop box. 3. Do not under any circumstance put anything other than medications into the green containers (no controlled substances, no batteries, no household hazardous waste). This program is being offered as a service to the community. Please do not, under any circumstances, leave sharps, medications, or any other products on the property (other than in the collection receptacle). Doing so could jeopardize the viability of this collection program. For residential use only.

    Website: http://www.wastediversion.org/app_pages/view/220

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Hazardous Material
    This vendor handles:

  • Medications / Pharmaceuticals
  • Needles / Sharps (Must be in authorized container)


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