Medication/Sharps Disposal


Green County’s Medication Round-up

Saturday, September 27, 2014

We will accept any medications including:

  •  prescriptions
  • over-the-counter medications
  • liquid medications
Times & Locations:
 10 to 2 p.m. at the Green County Highway Garage – 2813 6th Street, Monroe
8 to 11 a.m. at the Brodhead Police Department – 1004 W. Exchange St., Brodhead
9 to 11 a.m. at the Monticello Recycling Center – 118 E. Coates Ave.,  Monticello


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 is it?
The Prescription Drug Drop Box is located in the lobby of the Green County Sheriff’s Department.
2827 6th Street
Monroe, WI 53566
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?
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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.