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Medication Disposal

Local law enforcement agencies collect medication to assure it is disposed of properly. This prevents theft, accidental poisoning of children and pets, and protects the environment. Individuals are asked to bring medication to the nearest collection site.

Disposing of Medications at Home

Pharmaceutical Waste: Managing Unwanted Medications - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
How to Safely Dispose of Household Pharmaceutical Waste - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Medication Drop-off Sites

Brown County Sheriff’s Office- Front Desk
2684 Development Dr. - Website
Green Bay, WI 54311
Collection times are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, call 448-4219.

Green Bay Police Department
307 S. Adams Street - Lobby Area
Green Bay, WI 54301
Use bright Orange Box
Accessible 24 hrs/day, seven days a week
For more information, call 448-3200 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

* The program accepts pills, liquids, inhalers, capsules, sprays, drops, ointments, creams and pet medications. OTC medications are okay.
* They won’t accept biological waste, syringes, lancets or institutional or health-care waste.
* Individuals can remove or black out names but should leave the medication name and dose on the bottle.
* Empty Rx bottles can be placed in recycling.

Ashwaubenon Public Safety
2155 Holmgren Way - Lobby Area - Website
Green Bay, WI 54304
Village of Ashwaubenon residents have a place to safely dispose of old or unused prescription medications. Use the red Rx Drop Box, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information contact, Lt. Terry Rottier at trottier@ashwaubenon.com

THIS RX DROP BOX IS FOR PILLS ONLY!
  • No ointments, salves or creams.
  • No syringes or needles.
  • No inhalers.
  • No mercury.
  • No commercial, business, or long-term care deposits.
  • No liquids.
Hobart/Lawrence Police Department
Accepted materials include pills, liquids, salves, powders, inhalers, and ped meds. Any prescription and over-the-counter drugs are acceptable. No sharps or biological material.

Drop boxes are located at the following locations:
Village of Hobart Business Office
2990 S. Pine Tree Road
Hobart, WI
Drop Box in Business Office Lobby
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Village of Hobart Website
Lawrence Town Hall
2400 Shady Court
De Pere, WI
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Town of Lawrence Website


For questions call the Brown County Public Health Division at (920) 448-6400.
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