Medicine Cabinet Clean Out

Return your unused and expired medications to the pharmacy. Let’s keep Windsor and Essex County safe by reducing the risk of improper use of prescription medications.

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How to Return Medications:

  • Remove or black out any personal identification from all medications to be returned.
  • Collect all dry medications such as pills and tablets into a bag or container.
  • Keep liquids, creams and inhalers in their original packaging.
  • Bring your products to a participating pharmacies in your area.

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What products can be returned to pharmacies?


  • Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Natural health products

In Ontario, consumers may also return unused or expired medications for companion animals.

Not Accepted

  • Empty pill bottles or other containers
  • Cosmetics or beauty products
  • Sharps, needles or syringes (Ontario has a collection program for these items, click here for more information.)