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