Medication Disposal

Need to dispose of Sharps? Waukesha County press release (PDF) reminds all Wisconsin residents that it is illegal to discard medical sharps (needles) into the trash or recycling bin. Improper disposal is a public health risk and continuing issue for waste haulers and recycling facility workers. Follow the links below for a list of facilities that accept sharps/needles.

Household Sharps Disposal:


Waukesha County (PDF)

Prescription Drop Off

The New Berlin Police Department has suspended its prescription and over-the-counter medication drop box in their lobby. To locate an alternate collection location please use the tool at the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Dose of reality site: Dose of Reality