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Departments » Health & Human Services-Public Health » Medication Drop-off Sites
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Medication Disposal

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

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.

To find a drug take-back location near you, click on the following link for the Wisconsin Department of Justice website:
https://doseofrealitywi.gov/drug-takeback/find-a-take-back-location/ or check the list below. If you are unable to find a permanent drug take-back location near you, contact your local police department.

Allouez Village Hall
1900 Libal Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ashwaubenon Public Safety Building
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 or call 920-492-2995, Ext. 8694.

THIS RX DROP BOX IS FOR PILLS ONLY!
  • No syringes or needles.
  • No non-medical inhalers.
  • No mercury.
  • No commercial, business, or long-term care deposits.
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.

De Pere Police Department
325 S. Broadway Street
De Pere, WI 54115
(920) 339-4078
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Denmark Village Hall / Police Department
118 E. Main Street
Denmark, WI 54208
(920) 863-2126
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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.

Hobart/Lawrence Police Department
Accepted items include prescription (controlled and non-controlled) and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications. 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 54155
(920) 869-3800
Drop Box in Business Office Lobby
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Village of Hobart Website-Drug Take Back Program
Lawrence Town Hall
2400 Shady Court
De Pere, WI 54115
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Howard Village Hall
2456 Glendale Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54313
(920) 434-4640
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Oneida Police Department
2783 Freedom Road
Oneida, WI 54155
(920) 869-2239
Hours: 24 hours

Pulaski Police Department
585 East Glenbrook Drive
Pulaski, WI 54162
(920) 822-5110
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Suamico Municipal Service Center
12781 Velp Avenue
Suamico, WI 54173
(920) 434-2212
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Wrightstown Police Department
352 High Street
Wrightstown, WI 54180
(920) 532-6007
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

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