Medication & Needle Disposal

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Med CollectionMedication Collection

A permanent drop box is available at the Wauwatosa Police Department for all expired and unused prescription and over the counter medications. You must be a Wauwatosa resident and valid identification is required.

Collection Hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 am - 11 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 3 pm - 11 pm

No needles/sharps, household chemicals, hygiene items, biohazard material will be accepted.

Medication Collection Events

Each year, in conjunction with the Wauwatosa Police Department and the Wauwatosa School District we host a medication collection event at City Hall. For details on any upcoming medication collection events, call 414-479-8936, or check our events calendar.

Sharps Collection

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has rules that apply to the disposal of needles, syringes, lancets, or other sharps. If you, or family members, use these items please plan ahead for their proper disposal.

Sharps Collection Locations

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