Waste Medications Collection Waiver

If your organization wants to hold a one-day collection event or install a permanent kiosk, you need to apply for a waiver.
Most applications are approved within one week or less.

MassDEP Contact - Boston Headquarters

The Details

What you need

Before collecting waste medications from private residents, your municipality or organization needs to apply for a waiver from state hazardous waste management requirements.

How to apply

Scan and email your completed waiver application as an attachment to: fabien.campbell@state.ma.us

Next steps

  1. Complete a Waiver Application

    Note: You may fill out and save Microsoft Word forms on your computer. PDF versions have to be printed out and completed by hand.

    Use this form to participate in the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day or hold another one-time collection event:

    • Waiver for a One-Time Collection Event 
      Word | PDF

    Use the applicable form below to establish a permanent collection kiosk at a local police station or in a retail or hospital/clinic-based pharmacy:

    • Waiver for a Kiosk at a Police Station
      Word | PDF
    • Waiver for a Kiosk at a Pharmacy 
      Word | PDF
  2. Submit Your Application to MassDEP

    Scan your signed waiver application form and email it as an attachment to: fabien.campbell@state.ma.us



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