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General Information

5 medication drop boxes are available in Oconto County for you to get rid of your medications!
  • Gillett Police Department
  • Nicolet Pharmacy, Lakewood
  • Oconto County Law Enforcement Center
  • Oconto Falls Police Department
  • Suring Police Department
Hours and Locations
Gillett Police Department
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The green drop box is inside the main entrance of the police department.

Nicolet Pharmacy
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday.
15481 Commercial Road in Lakewood.

Oconto County Law Enforcement Center
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Use the Sheriff's Office entrance at 220 Arbutus Avenue.
Let the receptionist at the front window know you are there to drop off your medications.

Oconto Falls Police Department
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The white drop box is located inside of Oconto Falls City Hall at 500 N. Chestnut Avenue.

Suring Police Department
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
The drop box is located inside Suring Village Hall at 604 E. Main Street.

What's Accepted: prescription and over the counter medicine for pets and people from households.

Do Not Drop Off:
  • Sharps/needles/syringes
  • Illegal drugs
  • Mercury
  • Items from businesses
  • Non medical inhalers
  • Diabetes monitors and supplies
How To Drop Off Medications:
  • Pour pills from bottle directly into the drop box.Throw away the pill bottle elsewhere.
  • Blister packs: remove all outside packaging and place blister pack with the pills directly into the drop box.
  • Liquids: make sure the lid is tightly closed and place container directly inside drop box.
Sharps Disposal
Take your sharps to these businesses for disposal:
Nicolet Pharmacy—Lakewood: 715-276-3646
$5.00 for new sharps container.
Accept sharps for disposal in an official sharps container.

Northern Health Centers--Lakewood: 715-276-6321
Will dispose of sharps free of charge.
Must be in a heavy plastic container like a laundry detergent bottle or a sharps container. Write "sharps" on the container.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital—Oconto Falls: 920-846-3444
Handled at the front desk.
Will dispose of sharps for free.
Must be in a heavy plastic container like a laundry detergent bottle or a sharps container.

Oconto Falls Pharmacy—Oconto Falls: 920-846-3721
Will dispose of sharps for free.
Must be in a heavy plastic container like a laundry detergent bottle or a sharps container.

Oconto Pharmacy—Oconto: 920-834-4455
$4 for small or $10 for a large sharps container.
Accept sharps for disposal in an official sharps container.

To buy a sharps container only:
Shopko Hometown Pharmacy—Oconto: 920-834-9800
$3 for sharps container.