Manitowoc Crime Prevention Day & Drug Collection

Date:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Manitowoc County Expo
Map It!:
4319 Expo Dr. Manitowoc WI 54220
Description:

Manitowoc Crime Prevention Brochure

Crime Prevention Brochure

Do you have old medications that you need to dispose of? If so, help prevent drug abuse, overdose and keep our water supply clean by participating in a Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Program.
Residents may bring unwanted drugs and medications to this program free of charge.
Acceptable Items:
• Prescription Medications
• Over the Counter Drugs
• Veterinary Medications
• Controlled Substances
• Supplements
Guidelines:
• Accepted drugs include prescriptions, over the counter, pet medications, controlled substances, and supplements.
• Place pills in a “ziplock” style bag that is quart size or less. Liquids, cremes, and powders can stay in their original container with caps tightened.
• Pill bottles and boxes are NOT accepted. Cross out your personal information and dispose or recycle them at home.
• Needles, sharps, lancets, mercury devices, chemical waste, electronic glucose monitors, non-medical inhalers, and personal care products like shampoo and cosmetics will NOT be accepted.
• Do NOT bring medications to drug disposal events before or after the listed times.
• Households only. Businesses should call 920-683-4333 for disposal information.
• Practice safe storage by keeping your medications in a secured location.
• Practice reduction by consulting with your physician about your medication needs.
• Never share your prescriptions with another person.

For information on this or other programs call the Recycling Center at 920-683-4333 or visit us online. Sponsored by the Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit and the Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Collaborative.

 

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