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Pill bottles

Disposal options

Recycling/reuse options

  • Items must be at least 2 inches in 2 dimensions to belong in the recycling bin. If your pill bottle meets the minimum size requirements, it is accepted with blue bin recycling.
  • Preserve Gimme 5 offers drop-off locations as well as mail-in options for pill bottle recycling.
  • Matthew 25: Ministries accepts pill bottles for reuse.

Landfill disposal

Pill bottles under the size requirement can be placed in your household trash.


No charge for placing in a Gimme 5 takeback location.

If mailing bottles, regular postage fees apply.

If placing in trash, household trash fees apply.