Only pills, capsules and tablets will be accepted. No creams, liquids, or gels will be accepted.
All medications must be removed from their bottles and placed in a zip lock bag for disposal.
All pills are incinerated at the facility in Green Bay.
For more information regarding recycling in Kewaunee County and a complete list of materials that can be recycled, please visit the Kewaunee County Recycling Guide HERE.
Visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website for more resources:
- Solvent and Home Cleaning Product Disposal
- Paint and Other Home Improvement Product Disposal
- Home and Garden Pesticide Disposal
- Waste Oil and Other Automotive Product Disposal
Kewaunee County Sheriff's Department Safety Building
620 Juneau Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Luxemburg Municipal Building
206 Maple Street
Luxemburg, WI 54217
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
To Dispose of Liquid Medications:
- Mix medicines with an unpalatable substance such as dirt, kitty litter, or used coffee grounds;
- Place the mixture in a container such as a sealed plastic bag;
- Throw the container in your household trash;
- Scratch out all personal information on the prescription label of your empty pill bottle or empty medicine packaging to make it unreadable, and then dispose of the container.
Deterra Drug Disposal Bags:
Through the Kewaunee Human Services Department, Deterra Drug Deactivation System bags are also available for drug disposal. These bags are as easy as placing old medications in the pouch, filling the bag half way with warm water, and sealing it and disposing it in the trash. Bags and contents are all biodegradable. Stop by the Public Health or Human Services Department to pick up yours today!
Medication Lock Boxes:
Guarantee your families safety by locking up your medications at home. Lock boxes are available at the Public Health or Human Services.
TakeAway Medication Recovery System:
Through the Kewaunee Human Services Department, First-Class Package Return envelopes can safely dispose of your unwanted medications. Medications and liquids can be placed into the envelope and taken to the U.S. Post Office to send in. Stop by the Public Health or Human Services to pick up.