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City of Kaukauna

Drug Take Back Day – October 24

Drug Take Back Day

Time to clean out your medicine cabinets! As part of Drug Take Back Day on October 24, Kaukauna Police Department will be collecting any unused prescription painkillers for disposal!

Event Info:

Safe disposal saves lives! Help make real strides in the fight to prevent opioid-related harm and potential misuse. You can help to prevent harmful drug use and save lives by returning your unused medications.

Saturday, October 24
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Bring in your expired/unused prescription drugs for safe disposal.

Bring: Prescription (controlled and non-controlled) and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications.

Do Not Bring: Illegal drugs, needles/sharps, aerosol cans, bio-hazardous materials (anything containing a bodily fluid or blood), mercury thermometers, personal care products (shampoo, soaps, lotions, sunscreens, etc…), household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas).

Participants may dispose of solid, non-liquid medication(s) by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into a disposal box or into a clear sealable plastic bag. Plastic pill containers should not be collected. Blister packages are acceptable without the medications being removed.

Liquids will be accepted during this initiative. However, the liquids, creams and sprays must be in their original packaging and evenly distributed within the boxes of collected solid prescription medications. Liquids without the original packaging will not be accepted.

Click here for more information on safe options for household sharps disposal.