Medication/Sharps Disposal



What is it?
A safe, secure way to dispose of unwanted medications.   The Drop Box is an effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and accidental poisonings in Green County as well as help protect local waterways.
Where are they?
The Prescription Drug Drop Boxes are located at:
Green County Sheriff’s Department                    Albany Police Department
2827 6th Street                                                    206 N Water Street
Monroe, WI 53566                                               Albany, WI  53502
608-328-9400                                                      608-862-3255
Open: 24/7                                                          Open:  24/7 
Brodhead Police Department                             Monticello Police Department
1004 W Exchange St                                          140 N Main St 
Brodhead, WI 53520                                           Monticello, WI 53570
(608) 897-2112                                                   (608) 938-4320
Open: 24/7                                                          Open: M-F 7:30 am to 5:30 pm

New Glarus Police Department                        Monroe Police Department
319 2nd Street                                                  1811 12th Street
New Glarus, WI 53574                                      Monroe, WI  53566
(608)527-2145                                                   (608) 329-2400
Open: M-F 7:30 am to 7:00 pm                         Open: 24/7
Saturday 10:00 am to 3 pm


What can I get rid of?
Prescription Medications (pills, liquids and creams)
Over-the-Counter Medications (pills, liquids and creams)
Medications for Pets
Medication Samples
What is NOT accepted?
NO Needles
NO IV Bags
NO Oxygen Tanks
NO Nebulizer Machines
NO Thermometers
NO Sharps, Epi-pens or anything with a needle or lancet
NO Bloody Infectious Waste
NO Hydrogen Peroxide
NO Business Waste
What do I do with needles?
Nered Sharps containeredles need to be put in a red sharps container.
You can take the sharps container to any of the sites listed here.


When is the Prescription Drug Drop Box open?
Please check the times for your location above.
What happens to the medications?
Medications collected at the Drop Box are incinerated and disposed of in the most environmentally safe method currently available.
Call : 608-328-9400
Illegal drugs cannot be disposed of in the drop box. However, you may turn over illegal drugs to the Sheriff’s Department.