Dispose of Medication


Collection Sites

Ashland County Sheriff's Department          Ashland Police Department              Bayfield County Sheriff's Department
220 6th Street East Ashland, WI                       414 11 Ave W Ashland, WI                   615 2nd Ave East Washburn, WI
24 hours a day 7 days a week                          24 hours a day 7 days a week              Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm

 Items you can drop off                                                   

  • Prescription medications (pills only)
  • Pet medications (pills only)


Items not allowed to be dropped off

  • Mercury
  • Inhalers
  • Bio-hazardous materials
  • Needles/sharps
  • Personal care products (shampoo, soap etc)
  • Household hazardous waste (paint, oil etc)
  • Over the counter medications 
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Drug Take Back Day Too often, unused and expired medications find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. Bringing unused and expired medications to a Drug Take Back Day collection site protects you, your family, and your community.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Permanent Drug Drop Boxes Permanent drug drop boxes are a convenient way to safely dispose of unused and expired medications.
Map of Registered Sharps Collection Stations in Wisconsin The DNR maintains a list of registered sharps collection stations. In addition, many healthcare providers accept sharps but are not required to register with the DNR