Waupaca County 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
How to Safely Dispose of Household Pharmaceutical Waste - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
PERMANENT DROP-BOX LOCATIONS
- Clintonville Police Dept . 35 S. Clinton Avenue 24 hours (Mon - Sun)
- Manawa Police Dept. 500 S Bridge Street 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Mon - Fri)
- Marion Police Dept. 217 N Main Street 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Mon - Thurs)
- New London Police Dept. 700 Shiocton Street 8:00 am – midnight (Mon – Sun)
- Weyauwega Police Dept. 109 E. Main Street 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (Mon – Fri)
- Waupaca County Sheriff 1402 E Royalton Street 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (Mon - Fri)
Expired/unwanted prescription meds, over-the-counter meds, pet meds, liquid meds, medicated ointments and creams, inhalers, vitamin supplements.
Needles, lancets, syringes, thermometers, IV bags, nebulizer machines, diabetes test kits, personal care products (shampoo, lotion, etc.). Click here for Sharps disposal locations.
Empty pills into a plastic sealable bag
Keep liquids, creams, powders in original containers
Recycle empty pill bottles and paper boxes at home
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Contact the Waupaca County Solid Waste Department, 715-258-6240.