Drug Disposal Event

Date:
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Kiel Community Center
Map It!:
510 3rd St, Kiel, WI 53042
Description:

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

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 www.co.manitowoc.wi.us/recyclingcenter. Sponsored by the Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit and the Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Collaborative

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