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Safe Medication Disposal

 

Where to Safely Dispose of Medication 

Safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medications - prescription or over-the-counter - at any of the locations listed below. Before dropping off medications, cross off personal information that may be on the label and place medication in a plastic bag. Please note, these locations will not accept the following:

- Sharp Needles or EPI Pens - Radioactive Medicines - Household Chemical Waste

DEA National RX Take Back Day

October 27, 2018 - 10am - 2pm

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am - 2pm, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will hold it's 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Find a collection site near you and learn more about the proper disposal of any unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications in your home: https://takebackday.dea.gov/ 

Regular Disposal Sites

ADDISON
Addison Police Department
3 Friendship Plaza

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS
Arlington Height Senior Center
1801 W. Central Road
*Select dates, visit www.vah.com for more information. 

AURORA
Walgreens
1221 N. Lake St. 

BATAVIA
Batavia Police Department
100 N. Island Avenue 

BENSENVILLE
Bensenville Police Department
345 E. Green Street

BLOOMINGDALE
Bloomingdale Police Department
201 S. Bloomingdale Road

BURR RIDGE
Burr Ridge Village Hall
7700 S. County Line Road

CAROL STREAM
Carol Stream Police Department
505 E. North Avenue

CLARENDON HILLS
Clarendon Hills Police Department
448 Park Avenue

DOWNERS GROVE
Walgreens
1000 Ogden Avenue

ELGIN
Elgin Police Department
151 Douglas Avenue

Walgreens
1700 Larkin Ave.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE
Village Municipal Complex
901 Wellington Avenue

ELMHURST
Elmhurst Police Department
125 E. 1st Street

GLENDALE HEIGHTS
Glendale Heights Police Department
300 Civic Plaza

GENEVA
Geneva Police Department
20 Police Plaza

GLEN ELLYN
Glen Ellyn Police Department
65 Park Blvd

Walgreens
324 Roosevelt Road

HANOVER PARK
Hanover Park Police Department
2011 W. Lake Street

Walgreens
7350 Barrington Road

HOFFMAN ESTATES
Hoffman Estates Village Hall
1900 Hassell Road

ITASCA
Itasca Police Department
540 W. Irving Park Road

JOLIET
Joliet Police Department
150 W. Washington Street

Walgreens
1801 Ingalls Avenue

LEMONT
Lemont Police Department
14600 127th Street

LISLE
Lisle Police Department
5040 Lincoln Avenue

MOKENA
Mokena Police Department
10907 Front Street

MOUNT PROSPECT
Mount Prospect Public Works
1700 W. Central Road

NAPERVILLE
Naperville Police Department
1350 Aurora Avenue

Naperville Hazardous Waste Facility
156 Fort Hill Drive

Walgreens
63 W. 87th Street

NEW LENOX
New Lenox Police Department
200 Veterans Parkway

Walgreens
466 Nelson Road

 

ORLAND HILLS
Orland Hills Police Department
16039 94th Avenue

 

ORLAND PARK
Walgreens
14680 S. La Grange Road

OLYMPIA FIELDS
Walgreens
20950 Governors Hwy
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

PLAINFIELD
Plainfield Police Department
14300 S. Coil Plus Drive

West Substation Police Department
7196 Caton Farm Road

ROSELLE
Roselle Police Department
103 E. Prospect Street

Mark Drugs
384 E. Irving Park Road

 

SCHAUMBURG
Schaumburg Police Department
1000 W. Schaumburg Road

 

ST. CHARLES
St. Charles Police Department
211 N. Riverside Avenue

WESTMONT
Farland Pharmacy, Inc.
2 N. Cass Avenue

Westmont Police Department
500 N. Cass Avenue

WHEATON
DuPage County Sheriff
501 N. County Farm Road

 

WOOD DALE

Wood Dale Police Department
404 N. Wood Dale Road

WOODRIDGE
Woodridge Police Department
1 Plaza Drive

 

 

 

DuPage Medical Group clinics and pharmaracies do not accept medication for recycling at this time. For additional disposal sites near you, please contact your local municipality. 

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