Manitowoc County

Recycling Center


3000 Basswood Rd. Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone: (920) 683-4333





 Compost Sites

 Drop Off Sites

 Electronics Program

 Mercury Program

 Tire Collection

 Drug Disposal

 Hazardous Wastes

 Business Recycling

 Community Resources





Mission Statement: To provide materials recycling and recovery services to the citizens of Manitowoc County and to keep the public informed about recycling issues.



Drug Disposal

Program 2015

Locations and times   

Acceptable items



Program Flyer

Do you have old medications that you need to dispose of?  If so, do your part to keep our communities safe and clean by participating in a Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Program.  Participants may bring unwanted drugs and medications to these programs free of charge.

"Flushing unwanted medications down the toilet, or in the trash, has added to the problem of medications in our water supplies." - Northeast Recycling Council, Inc.

"Unused medications are being used inappropriately, stolen, or ending up on the street." - Metro Drug Task Force Commander  
Locations and times


April 25, 2015


10am - 2pm
Earth Day/Healthy Kids Day

205 Maritime Drive
Manitowoc, WI


Permanent Secured Drop Box
7:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Manitowoc City Police Dept.
910 Jay Street
Manitowoc, WI


September 10, 2015


2pm - 5pm
Kiel Community Center
510 3rd Street
Kiel, WI


Permanent Secured Drop Box
8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
Two Rivers Police Dept.
1717 East Park Street
Two Rivers, WI

October 24, 2015


10am - 3pm
Crime Prevention Day
Manitowoc County Expo
4921 Expo Drive
Manitowoc, WI

Acceptable Items
  • Prescription Medications
  • Over the Counter Drugs
  • Veterinary Medications
  • Controlled Substances
  • A mercury thermometer exchange will be available at the collection events only

  • Needles and sharps will NOT be accepted
  • Do NOT bring medications to event locations before or after the listed times
  • Please keep items in their original containers
  • Please do NOT mix medications in the same container
  • Household cleaning products will NOT be accepted
  • You may block out personal information on the drug container but please keep the drug name visible.
  • Households only. Businesses should call 920-683-4333 for disposal information.
  • Practice reduction by consulting with your physician about your medication needs.
  • Never share your prescriptions with another person.
  • Mercury thermometers are NOT accepted at the drug drop boxes


These events were sponsored by the following agencies: Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Collaborative, Manitowoc County Aging and Disability Resource Center, Manitowoc County Department of Public Works, Manitowoc County Solid Waste Committee, Manitowoc County Recycling Center, Manitowoc County Public Health Department, Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit, Manitowoc County Pharmacy Task Force, Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, Holiday House of Manitowoc Inc.

Program Flyer
2015 Drug Collection Program Flyer

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Operated in partnership with:

Manitowoc County Department of Public Works

Manitowoc County Expo Center

Manitowoc County
Ice Center

Serving people with disabilities since 1957

Holiday House of Manitowoc Inc.