Items Accepted

The following is a list of medications and related materials that are accepted into the medication collection program.  If you have specific questions please contact the Knox County Solid Waste Office (865-215-5872) or the City of Knoxville Solid Waste Office (865-215-2053).

  • Prescriptions
  • Over the counter medications
  • Pet medications
  • Inhalers
  • Pills in any packaging (glass bottles, plastic containers, blister packs)
  • Illegal drugs and narcotics
  • Sharps/needles
  • Thermometers