Help prevent drug abuse, overdose, and keep our water supply clean by participating in the Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Program. Residents 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
Remove pills from original container and put them in a sealed "Ziploc" style bag that is quart size or smaller before placing in the drug drop box. Empty pill containers may be placed in your home recycling or trash. Liquid, powder, and cream medications should remain in the original bottles with caps tightened.
-Unused and/or expired medications
DO NOT DROP:
-Sharps (needles, syringes, lancets, etc.)
-Chemical waste/mercury products
-Electronic glucose monitors
-Business/long term care medications
-Empty pill bottles
-Personal care products (shampoo, cosmetics, etc.)
Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office: 1025 South 9th Street, Manitowoc, 8am-4:30pm M-F
Manitowoc City Police Department: 910 Jay Street, Manitowoc, 7:30am-4:30pm M-F
Two Rivers Police Department: 1717 East Park Street, 8am-4:30pm M-F
Saturday, April 29, 2017: Earth Day/Healthy Kids Day, YMCA, 205 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc
Thursday, September 14, 2017: 2pm-5pm Kiel Community Center, 510 3rd Street, Kiel
Saturday, October 21, 2017: 10am-3pm, Crime Prevention Day, Expo-Merchants Building, 4921 Expo Drive, Manitowoc
It is the policy of Manitowoc County to comply with the equal opportunity policy and standards of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health Services and the Department of Workforce Development and all applicable state and federal statutes and regulations relating to nondiscrimination in employment and service delivery.