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 Programs 2014

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 26, 2014


10am - 2pm
Earth Day
Lincoln High School JFK
1600 Block of South 9th Street
Manitowoc, WI

During Office Hours
Permanent Secured Drop Box

Manitowoc City Police Dept.
910 Jay Street
Manitowoc, WI

September 4, 2014


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

During Office Hours
Permanent Secured Drop Box

Two Rivers Police Dept.
1717 East Park Street
Two Rivers, WI

October 18, 2014


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
  • Illegal Drugs
  • 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.
  • Businesses must call 920-683-4333 for collection dates, times and registration information
  • 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
2014 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.