Drug Disposal Methods

Non-Hazard Medications

Rx DestroyerTM

Medsaway

Takeaway

Pill Catcher

Element

Household Methods*

Ready-to-Use, No additives, no extra steps

YES

NO

Add water

NO

Mail back

NO

Add water

NO

Add water

NO

Add water

Professional

YES

NO

Messy pouch

NO

Stockpile

NO

Stockpile

NO

Messy

NO

Mold, messy

Effective, Destroys On-Demand

YES

NO

Add water

NO

Mail back

NO

Add water

NO

Add water

NO

Accepts all forms of Medications

YES

LIMITED

LIMITED

LIMITED

Do not mix liquids and pills

LIMITED

LIMITED

Store, Use Again

YES

NO

One-Time

NO

One-Time

No

One-Time

No

One-Time

YES

Mold, Bacteria

Economical

YES

No

NO

NO

NO

NO

Pay professionals for time-consuming task

Discard into Trash

YES

YES

2 to 7 days

NO

YES

YES

24 hours

YES

Eco-Friendly

YES

YES

2 to 7 days

YES

Mail back for Incineration

YES

YES

24 hours

NO

Harms soil, waterways, drinking water and wildlife

Safe MSDS

YES

NO

Dust can lodge in lungs and meds in pouch permeates skin- Wear gloves, goggles and mask.

NO

NO

Dust particles can lodge in eyes & lungs. Wear goggles and mask.

YES

NO

Crushing pills causes dust to eyes & lungs- Wear gloves, goggles and mask.