Garbage Recycling & Hazardous Waste

How to dispose of medications:

Kenosha County has begun offering permanent locations for residents to dispose of unused, unwanted and expired medication, free of charge. Residents are encouraged to bring medications to the Pleasant Prairie Police Department, 8600 Green Bay Road.                                   

Acceptable Items for drop off are:

  • Over the counter medications
  • Prescription medication
  • Pet medication
  • Ointments
  • Creams
Items that are NOT ACCEPTABLE are:

  • Intravenous solutions
  • Injectibles
  • Illegal drugs
  • Bio hazardous materials
  • Needles/sharps or syringes
Dispose of medication by keeping medication in the original package or bottle. Cross off any personal information on the container and dispose of it directly into the medication drop box.