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Phone: (920) 683-4333

 

 

 

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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

Guidelines

Sponsors

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

YMCA
205 Maritime Drive
Manitowoc, WI

Ongoing

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

Ongoing

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
 

Guidelines
  • 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

Sponsors

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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Ice Center


Serving people with disabilities since 1957

Holiday House of Manitowoc Inc.