Medication/Sharps Disposal

Medication Collection

Kenosha County is now offering permanent locations for residents to dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired medication. The program is free-of-charge and requires no pre-registration. This is an effort to prevent prescription drug abuse and accidental poisonings in Kenosha County as well as help protect local waterways. View a Medication Disposal brochure in English. Haga “click” aquí para la versión en español del folleto del Desecho de Medicación.

Collection Sites

Six sites have been designated for the collection:

Kenosha County Public Safety Building

1000 55th St. 
Collection Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  excluding holidays

Pleasant Prairie Police Department

8600 Green Bay Rd.

Collection Hours
24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Village of Salem Lakes

9814 Antioch Rd. (Highway 83) 
Collection Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm excluding holidays excluding holidays

Twin Lakes Police Department

920 Lance Dr. 
Collection Hours
24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Somers Fire and Rescue Department

7511 12 St. (Highway E)

Collection Hours

Monday - Friday

University of Wisconsin Parkside

900 Wood Rd. - Tallent Hall, east side of the building
Collection Hours
24 hours day / 7 days a week


eptable Items

  • Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter-medications
  • Ointments and creams
  • Pet medications
  • Sprays 
  • Liquids
  • Inhalers 

Unacceptable Items

  • Biohazardous materials
  • Illegal drugs
  • Needles/sharps or syringes
Cross out personal information or peel of the label. Place all medication in a sealed bag and place into the drop box.  

Sharps/Needle Disposal

Sharps are not allowed at the permanent medication collection sites. Find information on where you can dispose of sharps or click on safeneedledisposal.
DEA Medication Collection Day April 26, 2014

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