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How to recycle empty plastic pill bottles

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Pill bottle

Recycle empty plastic prescription bottles, blood glucose test strips bottles, pill vials, cough syrup bottles and medicine bottles with the recycling symbol 1-7:

  • In your blue cart
  • At a community recycling depot

Special instructions

  • For leftover drugs, pills and medicine see our prescription drugs page.
  • Remove caps and put in the garbage.
  • Remove cotton ball insulation and gel packets and put in the garbage.

Community recycling depot locations listed below: