If not disposed of properly, Rx drugs can harm the environment (water supply from being flushed) or become diverted and misused to sell, get high, or self-medicate. Help prevent the misuse of Rx drugs by disposing them in a local drop box! Locations, times, and details listed below.
Frequently asked questions:
What can I put in the drop box?
You can dispose of controlled substances that are prescribed to you, including liquid narcotics. No needles are accepted, please take to the Hazardous Waste Center.
See a list of controlled substances:
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) list of controlled substances
What does the Hazardous Waste Center take?
The Winona County Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts non-controlled prescriptions (including those for pets), over-the-counter medications and sharps from Winona County residents only.
See a full list of items accepted:
Hazardous Waste Center – Medication Disposal Program
For questions, contact:
Hazardous Waste Center
Drop box locations