Seattle Public Utilities Melina Thung, Interim Director
 
 
Prescription medicine vials are not recyclable - the plastic is too brittle. Please discard the clear-plastic vials as garbage.
To prevent misuse of medicines and pollution of the environment, please do not put leftover medicines in the garbage or down the drain, unless no other option exists.
Seattle locations for medicine disposal will be available in summer 2016. Until Seattle locations are available, use TakeBackYourMeds.org to find locations outside of Seattle for proper medicine disposal.
Pill bottles such as aspirin or vitamin bottles are recyclable.
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