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
Inhalers What is NOT accepted? NO Needles NO IV Bags NO Oxygen Tanks
NO Nebulizer Machines
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? Needles 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. Questions? 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.